Malcolm CasSelle who acts as the CIO of OpSkins, a worldwide leader in the sales of in-game virtual assets, is a big investor in bitcoin. Malcolm CasSelle recently announced the launch of the WAX which is a blockchain platform for the virtual asset trading. WAX would act as a marketplace for the trade of virtual assets. According to Mr. CasSelle believes that the WAX platform will ignite the cryptocurrency sector into the mainstream.
The WAX system will create decentralized smart contracts which will enable the buyers and the sellers to trade the virtual assets with each other efficiently. The move will solve the challenges experienced in the market relating to fragmentation and fraud. The user will be able to tokenize their gaming assets and also trade the gaming assets with other players without clicking off the screen.
Before landing the role of CIO of OpSkins and current president of WAX, Malcolm CasSelle serves as CTO. He also served as the president of the New Ventures at tronc. Previously, he was promoted to senior vice president and also doubled up as the general manager of Digital Media of SeaChange International.
Initially before the move to the SeaChange International back in 2015, Mr. CasSelle served as the CEO of Timeline Labs before its acquisition. He also holds a wide experience serving in various digital industries such as Xfire, MediaPass and Groupon’s venture with Tencent.
Apart from leadership roles, Malcolm CasSelle also is an active investor. He has been associated with the early stage investment in firms such as Zynga, Facebook and currently through WAX, in Bitcoin associated firms.
Malcolm CasSelle is a holder of a bachelor’s degree from MIT. He is also a holder of a master’s degree from Stanford University in the field of Computer Science. He is also bilingual and speaks fluently in Japanese and Mandarin.
In the beginning of his career, he co-founded PCCW which was involved in publicly trading the telecom firm with its headquarters in Hong Kong. The firm is currently valued at over $35 billion. He was associated with rising of billions for the firm’s public offering and other successful private transactions.
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