Brannon Veal is the founder and CEO of Impactful Play. As an engineer and sustainability professional for EDP Renewables, he helped developed large-scale renewable energy facilities throughout North America. He has also worked on NASA-affiliated projects for the international space station and longer space missions. He founded Impactful Play with the aim to inspire future innovators to develop a redemptive imagination or a way of thinking that leads to the creation of a healthy, sustainable, and inclusive future. His greatest inspiration in life is his wife Raven.
Impactful Play designs voice-first games and media that foster 21st-century skills while engaging students in 21st-century problems, such as climate change, health disparities, and social injustice. We provide creative learning experiences that introduce players to global challenges while fostering empathy, creativity, teamwork, problem-solving, and critical thinking. Our ultimate goal is to cultivate a redemptive imagination, or a way of thinking that leads to the creation of a healthy, sustainable, and inclusive future.