Paul Bulencea is an experience designer, entrepreneur, and author. He researches, designs, and produces extraordinary experiences that trigger human transformation. He is the co-founder and CEO of The College of Extraordinary Experiences, one of the world’s top experience design conferences and a community of global immersive experience designers. He is the co-author of Gamification in Tourism: Designing Memorable Experiences and has visited eighteen countries to date to speak about, design, or implement transformational experiences. In 2018 he was selected by Forbes Romania on the 30 under 30 list. At the moment he is co-writing a book with Dr. Barbara Neuhofer that focuses on how to guide transformational experiences. In this talk and workshop, you will learn about the status of the experience economy worldwide and get insights into how to design such experiences.