Jamalian_headshot-125Azadeh (Azi) Jamalian, PhD, is a co-founder and Chief Learning Officer at Tiggly- an exciting new learning company that is on a mission to improve how preschoolers learn on their tablets. Tiggly brings physical play to tablets by designing fun learning toys that interact with the silliest learning apps you can imagine! At Tiggly, she oversees product design, curriculum, and research. Azadeh is also adjunct assistant professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. She has published journal articles and book chapters on a broad range of topics such as game design, software design for children, mathematical education, and cognition, and has received awards including “IES Prize for Excellence in Research on Cognition and Student Learning” and “The Cooney Center’s certificate of innovation in Children’s Learning”..