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Mark CookeCEOShiny Shoe

Mark is the Founder and CEO of Shiny Shoe, a game development studio based in San Francisco, CA. At Shiny Shoe his focus is on strategy, production management, and business development. Shiny Shoe's most well known original game is Monster Train, released in 2020. It topped the charts on Steam as the global #1 seller for a time, is PC Gamer's "Best Card Game of 2020", and is currently nominated at DICE for "Best Strategy/Simulation" game of 2020. Prior to starting Shiny Shoe, Mark worked in a variety of roles in production management, engineering, and game design in both the United States and Japan. He got his start as an intern at LucasArts in 1996. Mark has spoken at GDC, Unite, Casual Connect, and PechaKucha Tokyo. In addition he has been interviewed by a variety of media outlets and has written articles for GamaSutra and Game Developer Magazine.