• Art + Design

Caroline Murphy

Part-time faculty

Caroline A. Murphy is an experienced game designer, marketer and salesperson with over a decade of experience in tech. She is a Babson MBA, ’11, and has helped grow some of Boston’s most exciting and successful start-ups, including HubSpot, Kinvey, Intrepid (now an Accenture studio), and Cybereason. She is an award-winning game designer, Founder/CEO of the Boston Festival of Indie Games, and manages the Boston Indies community. She sits on the Board of Directors for Be Epic, Inc., and serves as a game adjudicator for the Academy of Arts and Sciences as well as New England Interactive Literature. She teaches in the graduate games program at Northeastern University, and creates immersive theater experiences as Chief Creative Officer of Incantrix Productions.


  • MBA Babson '11
  • BA Barnard College: Columbia University '06

Courses Taught

  • GSND 5130

Research Interests

  • business
  • game business
  • Game Design
  • Immersive interaction design
  • System design