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Partner & Co-Founder
Abhi Arya is the Co-founder and Partner of Sandbox & Co (SBX) – a group of industry leaders helping to drive the education 2.0 revolution, through an ecosystem that unites millennial parents, kids and teachers. With over 15 years of diverse experience in the education, digital, technology and consumer goods industries, he has successfully exited multiple digital media and technology ventures, and worked in various roles across operations, business transformation, strategy and P&L management.
Abhi also serves as President of FEN Learning and StoryArc Media, where he oversees entire creative and business operations. Together, FEN Learning and StoryArc Media form the SBX Group, and own one of the largest integrated digital audiences of kids, parents and teachers in the world. FEN Learning helps its audiences learn through brands such as TeacherVision, FamilyEducation, Fact Monster and Infoplease. StoryArc Media creates fun, engaging and interactive experiences for kids through its brands Poptropica, Funbrain, Galactic Hot Dogs and Adventure Pig.
Play to Learn or Learn to Play?
Digital learning games promised a bright future for education and engagement of young people. But what difference have they really made in the last 10 years? What does the future hold for game-based learning and can it really compete with game-based fun?
Opening the Vault
The vault is opened to reveal funding sources for a variety of genres of children’s media – including TV, film, digital, publishing and theatre.
Speed Meetings – Opening the Vault
Speakers listed here are available for five-minute one-to-one advice meetings. Come to the Workstation Reception to book your slot. There is no advance booking – it is on a first-come, first-serve basis, so don’t miss out.