Mark Bate is a Solutions Architect for AWS Game Tech, the department of Amazon Web Services, which helps game developers bring their games to life. Mark is a champion of the Berlin startup scene - a seasoned advisor and community builder alike. Working with companies of varying sizes, he has brought together over 3000 members in user groups, with the focus on solving problems and improving products in unison, across customers, developers and companies. In our conversation, I’m most of all curious about tech and games. How has gaming moved forward in the past years, and how will it push technology beyond what we know today? What is the meaning of gaming in our society? Listen to Mark’s story, and hear us geek out in today’s episode!