OPSkins is a virtual trading organization and the number one trader of in-game assets. To host their transaction, the company launched their blockchain platform WAX, a marketplace managing OPSkins’ virtual assets trades using cryptocurrency. OPSkins’ Chief Information Officer (CIO) Malcolm CasSelle holds the position as President of WAX. Through the use of WAX, short for Worldwide Asset eXchange, OPSkins addresses two of the most prominent issues that arise when trading with virtual goods- fraud and fragmentation.
Malcolm CasSelle was elected to be the President of the new platform as he has had decades of experience in operating businesses and growing them. Malcolm CasSelle has founded and co-founded a few companies such as Timeline Labs and PCCW which is based in HongKong. Timeline Labs was the first business that he created. The company was a provider solution for businesses to measure the engagement of their content based on what social signaling it had received. The Timeline Labs was later acquired by the much larger SeaChange Int’l. Malcolm Casselle had worked a the Chief Executive Officer of Timeline Labs but became the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Sea Change Int’l after the acquisition.
The other corporation that Malcolm CasSelle helped to create is PCCW, a telecommunication company that is publically traded and based in Hong Kong. This partnership is hugely successful, having reached a worth of more than 35 billion dollars. Malcolm CasSelle helped grow the company from the very start, assisting in fundraising billions for the PCCW, and Twitter.com.
Over the course of his work, Malcolm CasSelle has been instrumental in growing a number of businesses. His portfolio includes the companies of Media Pas and Xfire. The first one provides large enterprises with digital subscription services and the second one is a joint venture of Group and Tencent. It is an extensive social network for gamers sporting more than 20 million users as of 2017. Previously, Malcolm CasSelle worked at companies such as Tronc as their Chief Technology Officer.
Malcolm CasSelle has accomplished two degrees in Computer Science. He has attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as well as the Stanford Universty. He speaks fluent Japanese and Mandarin, and read full article.