On April 20th, day 2 of the Agile Games 2012, Dr. Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan will deliver the keynote address at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge, MA. His keynote address is titled "Advice from an Oxymoron". Thiagi is known as the Resident Mad Scientist at The Thiagi Group, an organization with the mission of helping people improve their performance effectively and enjoyably. Find out more about him at his website.
Thiagi has published 40 books, 120 games and simulations, and more than 200 articles. He wrote the definitive chapters on simulations and games for ISPI's Handbook of Human Performance Technology, ASTD's Training & Development Handbook, and the American Management Association's Human Resources Management and Development Handbook. In Thiagi's own words, here is what you can expect.