Annakaisa Kultima started at Game Research Lab in September 2006 and has since then managed a number of research projects and courses. Her research has been concentrating on game design research and especially on the creative practices of game developers and the role of ideas. Other topical interests has been for instance casual turn in games and hybrid playful experiences. She is an active member of game jamming community and runs a non-profit organization Finnish Game Jam ry. On her freetime she plays tug of war with her dog, goes to movies and travels as much as she can afford. She is also responsible for the Game Research Lab graphic design.