Executive Director of Gloabl Game Jam & CEO, Geogrify
Kate is a geographer, writer and content culturalization strategist, most active in information-based cartography and video game content. She was the executive director of the International Game Developers Association from December 2012 to June 2017. Edwards spent over a decade working in various roles at Microsoft, creating the Geo-Political Strategy team and working to evaluate and manage geopolitical and cultural content in software products. After leaving Microsoft she founded Englobe (nowGeogrify) as a consulting firm engaged in content culturalization and strategy, primarily for the video game industry.