Ben Calder is an Australian Software Engineer with over 10 years’ experience in the trade. His background is mostly in desktop applications and REST APIs but these days works for InnoGames on the successful Grepolis online game. Arriving in Hamburg in June, 2017 he was recruited as a Backend Software Developer and now is the Team Lead in Software Development for Grepolis. Ben’s passion is around writing high-quality, sustainable code that delivers simple yet effective solutions for players. He is married and has an 11-year old daughter.