Gerrit Johan (Hans) ten Cate is a long-time game industry executive, and has produced & designed AAA games for PC, console and mobile platforms, led large teams developing online gaming technology and services, and negotiated business and technology partnerships for large publishers and startups.
After a number of years managing online services for Sony PlayStation, Mr ten Cate spent a decade at Electronic Arts (EA) as an executive producer creating award-winning games and later as senior director of business development at EA Partners.
He has contributed to franchises including The Sims, The Simpsons, and Dante’s Inferno; and built relationships with hundreds of game development studios and partners.
Mr ten Cate also has experience in startups and grew the team at MaxPlay, a cloud-based game engine technology. He was also pivotal in raising MaxPlay’s $20mm Series A funding round with Silicon Valley investors.
Mr ten Cate has strong business relations in the San Francisco, Los Angeles and Silicon Valley tech sector landscapes.