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Chris MelissinosPrincipal Evangelist and Video Game Industry SpecialistAmazon Web Services

Chris Melissinos currently serves as the Principal Evangelist and Video Game Industry Specialist for AWS. He is the former Chief Gaming Officer at Sun Microsystems, Inc., the creator and guest curator of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s “The Art of Video Games” exhibition, and a founding board member of the Video Game History Foundation. During his career in the video games industry spanning more than 20 years, Melissinos has led the development of video game–focused technologies, including Java, web, and server solutions for massively connected, global experiences. His expertise in video game history, global technology adoption, social platforms, and the impact of technology as a change agent has made him a sought-after speaker around the world. His “The Art of Video Games” exhibition explored the 40-year evolution of video games as an art form and its impact on American culture and traveled to 10 additional museums across the US. For this work, he received the industry Ambassador Award at the 2013 Game Developers Choice Awards at GDC. He also coauthored the book, “The Art of Video Games: From Pac-Man to Mass Effect.”