Most gamers are familiar with a platform called OPSkins, where buyers can safely make purchases on video game virtual assets such as game skins, items, and cryptocurrency. The team of OPSkins is developing a new platform called Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX), which will allow gamers to collect and trade in-game assets. WAX also allows users to operate a fully functioning virtual item marketplace in a widget.
Malcolm CasSelle is an entrepreneur, CIO of OPSkins, and current President of WAX. He holds a bachelor’s degree from MIT and a master’s degree from Stanford both in computer science. He is also an outstanding multilingual speaking Mandarin and Japanese.
Previously he worked as President and Chief Technology Officer at tronc, Inc., also known as Tribune Publishing. Before that, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager, of Digital Media of SeaChange International. He joined the company in 2015 and started out as a CEO.
Malcolm CasSelle has also led three startups in the digital industry. One was MediaPass, which is a leading digital subscription solution for major media companies that helps recover lost revenue. The second startup Malcolm was Xfire; which was a freeware instant messaging service for gamers, with more than 22M users. Malcolm’s third startup was a joint venture with Tencent in China, called Groupon, which was an e-commerce marketplace that connects subscribers with local merchants by offering goods and services to supported countries.
Malcolm CasSelle has been an active investor in big data, block chains, and companies such as Blockchain Capital, BTCChina, Data Collective, WeRecover, Alpharank, Arsenic, Bringhub, Cryptocurrency Partners, XFire, MediMeals, Facebook, and Zynga, a developer of online games.
Aside from being, President of WAX, leading startups, and investing, Malcolm has also worked as an advisor to companies such as Plug and Play Bitcoin, Sensay, DirecTech Labs, VOTOCAST, PrettyQuick, and WeRecover.