Denis Dyack, Founder and CEO of Apocalypse Studios
St. Catharines, Canada
Hero since 2020
Denis Dyack, a video game industry veteran of more than 30 years, is the Founder and CEO of Apocalypse Studios. His studio evangelizes using a cloud-first approach in game development and partners with AWS Game Tech to move the medium of the games industry forward.
In his years of experience speaking at games conferences and within AWS communities, Denis has been an advocate for building on Amazon Lumberyard and more recently in moving over game development pipelines to AWS.
Denis is also exploring deep Twitch integration for games and continues to find innovative ways to partner Amazon with games communities. He is always excited to share his AWS experiences and passion for his craft with others in the games industry.
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