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Caro Murphy

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


Art + Design


  • M.B.A., Technology; Marketing; Product Management & Development, Babson College
  • B.A., Environmental Science, Barnard College

Research Focus

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

Courses Taught

  • GSND 5130