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Dr Jo Twist took the role of CEO of UKIE in January 2012. Dr Twist comes from Channel 4 as Commissioning Editor for Education where she commissioned Digital Emmy-winning Battlefront II, a stable of free browser and iOS games, including Sweatshop, Nomination and International Racing Squirrels, as well as social media projects. Previous positions include Multiplatform Commissioner for BBC Entertainment & Switch, BBC Three Multiplatform Channel Editor and in a former life was a technology reporter for BBC News. With a background in digital media, education, creative technology and youth culture, Twist brings a wealth of experience in all aspects of interactive entertainment including media, technical innovation and creativity, commercial and political issues.