As the global digital marketplace for in-game virtual assets, OPSkins, has the #1 merchant bitcoin global ranking. Now OPSkins has rolled-out a blockchain platform for virtual asset trade. This Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) provides a new P2P marketplace for users. Users may now buy/sell virtual goods without leaving gaming activity, enabled by blockchain mechanisms. Fragmentation and potential marketplace fraud are avoided. Too, former payment processing, language and/or security concerns within virtual asset trading are deleted. The WAX Token has been created as a common currency to “tokenize” gaming assets.
Malcolm CassSelle was former President and CTO at tronc (formerly Tribune Publishing), a company tasked with rapid growth company management for digital assets. He was SVP/GM for Digital Media at SeaChange International, CEO of Timeline Labs, created Xfire, created MediaPass, co-founded Pacific Century CyberWorks (PCCW), co-founded NetNoir, director of Hong Kong-based Capital Union Investments, and participated in Groupon’s joint venture with Tencent (China). As a long-term entrepreneur, CassSelle brings extensive business acumen for startups.
A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University, CassSelle finds that: “The Gaming industry,” says CasSelle, “will ignite the world of cryptocurrency to the mainstream.”
Other blockchain entrepreneurs have given CassSelle high marks across industry bandwidth. Sensay management remarked on IQ, EQ and street smarts driving perspective and experience. Groupon executive management have been appreciative of the professionalism and industry knowledge brought to east/west culture initatives and platform venture capital sales strategies. CassSelle is known for entrepreneurship and executive management, using experience to set up organizational goals, building process, and successfully targeting business opportunities.
As CassSelle builds on personal expertise, WAX is continuing value growth. WAX was designed to serve the 400+ million online players buying and selling within the digital marketplace kept wallet-safe, and the design has worked.