Malcolm CaSelle is the CIO of OPSkins, the number one bitcoin merchant in the world. OPSkins, through Mr. CaSelle’s astute leadership, has emerged to become the world leader in sales of in-game virtual assets. The people that created OPSkins have ventured forward by launching WAX (World Asset eXchange).
Solving fraud and fragmentation, two of the biggest problems in virtual asset markets, the platform WAX has implemented enables participants to tokenize their gaming assets. They can at this point buy and sell gaming assets instantaneously from other players, never having to exit their screen. WAX utilizes a simple blockchain-enabled widget which allows users to purchase assets from one another without difficulties. Currently, WAX token in pioneering blockchain in its application to eSports.
Mr. CaSelle brings an extremely impressive resume to his company, a resume which includes Computer Science degrees from two very prominent educational institutions. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and followed that up with earning a master’s degree from Stanford University.
Prior to his entrepreneurial duties as CIO of OPSkins and the President of WAX, Mr. CaSelle (who also speaks Chinese and Mandarin) served as President and CTO of New Ventures at tronc, Inc. He held these posts after coming from SeaChange International, serving there as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Digital Media. At the time of him taking those positions, he was CEO of Timeline Labs when they were acquired by SeaChange International.
Among his many significant achievements, Mr. CaSelle co-founded PCCW, which in 18 months went from startup to $38 billion market cap. He ran the largest P&L for Groupon China, of which he was responsible for Eastern China. Here, going from zero headcount to several thousand in less than one year, they grew to a value of $500 million at the IPO in less than one year.