This episode of The Brief originally aired on July 7, 2020. You can listen to this episode of The Brief onSpotify or watch the live recording on YouTube.
Vernon Jones in the Head of Safety for MovieStarPlanet, a social network and game for kids. MovieStarPlanet encourages kids to develop their creativity by letting them virtually design their own clothes, movies, Artbooks and more.
Vernon is a registered social worker with over 25 years of experience dedicated to safeguarding children. Prior to MovieStarPlanet, Vernon worked in the Statutory Social Services Department in the UK and Denmark, and as a lobbyist for children's rights at Save the Children.
By applying his past experience working the frontlines of child safety to the online gaming and social networking spaces, Vernon is making the gaming world a healthier and safer place for kids to play.