The Incredible Career Journey of Malcolm CasSelle

February 15, 2018Business Standard
Malcolm CasSelle is the chief information officer of OPSkins, the number one seller of in-game virtual assets in the world. The company is recognized for being the leader in the sale of bitcoin in the world. OPSkins has a wide following across the globe. Most of its clients are individuals who make micro-payments across the border, time and again. The OPSkins founders are planning on launching a platform known as Worldwide Asset Exchange (WAX). The platform is in itself a blockchain platform for virtual asset trading. WAX aims at solving two significant problems first is the issue of fragmentation and the second one is fraud. It will be able to do away with these issues using a widget that is enabled with a simple blockchain which allows users to buy and sell virtual goods without having to click off the games.

The technology that WAX operates with is powered by Delegated Proof of Stake also known as DPOS. Malcolm CasSelle is the president of WAX. He expresses his optimism with this platform. He believes that it will change the gaming industry in a significant way. Mr. CasSelle believes that this technology will illuminate into the world of cryptocurrency. Malcolm CasSelle has been in the technology industry for quite some time. He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from where he earned his bachelor’s degree. He later enrolled in the Stanford University for his masters in Computer Science.

His career kicked off in the year 1995 when he created his first company known as NetNoir, part of the first websites that focused on Afrocentric culture. Between 1998 and 2002, Malcolm CasSelle was the advisor to the chief executive officer of Pacific Century Cyberworks, based in Hong Kong. He would later become the president of Capital Union Investment between 2006 and 2013. Here, he was in charge of private investments in web companies. Before his present position, Malcolm CasSelle was the chief technical officer and president at Tronic international. He once served as the vice president of Digital Medea SeaChange International. As an entrepreneur, he has invested in numerous companies including Facebook and Zynga.