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Derek (he/him) is an organizational culture specialist and game development industry advocate in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Derek began his career in games advocacy through establishing Interactive Arts Alberta, a non-profit society dedicated to supporting game developers, as well as creating the Game Discovery Exhibition, Alberta's largest independent games festival. Derek is currently finishing up his MBA in Community Economic Development, where his studies are focused on strategic leadership for sustainable development of indie games. Derek also co-founded both Caldera Interactive Ltd. and an unannounced studio that is currently working on a board/mobile game. Lastly, Derek has volunteered in the University of Alberta's Certificate in Computer Game Development for the last ten years, helping students with their first foray into game development. Outside of his game development work, Derek has spent the majority of his career building innovative and adaptive cultures across the public sector.