Malcolm CasSelle has a vision of the future, and it involves what he has come to call internet 3.0, blockchain technology. In a recent interview with IdeaMensch CasSelle, an international entrepreneur and current CIO of OPSkins, referred to blockchain tech as the next phase of the internet. Internet 3.0 is the new innovation that will change everything. According to CasSelle it is at the forefront of a new billion dollar business, and he is excited to take part in it. CasSelle became CIO of OPSkins, a global leader of in-game asset sales, in 2017. He is also the president of a new P2P platform operating in a decentralized marketplace. WAX, or Worldwide Asset eXchange is the innovated gaming network that finally allows gamers a decent return of investment. The marketplace uses blockchain technology to legitimize its transactions.
Before OPSkins CasSelle was CTO of New Ventures for Tronc Inc. In his interview CasSelle spoke about his newest venture WAX and the blockchain technology fueling it. “Blockchain technology is the problem solver for cross-border micro-transactions,” He explained. The technology records transaction data in long lists. The lists serve as an identifier of fraudulent sources, allowing users of decentralized markets protection. According to CasSelle the technology was an obvious innovation. “Others would have eventually invested in the idea, so we are essentially creating our competition.” CasSelle says.
Malcolm CasSelle is a graduate of MIT and Stanford, holding both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Sciences. His first company was founded in 1995, and was a media production website called NetNoir. CasSelle’s experience. in the digital world is vast, and has allowed him to be at the forefront of many advancements. He served as a top level executive in payment solution companies when digital transactions came about. He was the CEO of Xfire, which was a social network developed during the early days of social networking. He was also an early stage investor in Bitcoin, Facebook, and Zynga. According to CasSelle he has experience both internet 1.0 and 2.0 in his career. Internet 1.0 occurred during his time at PCCW, while internet 2.0 occurred during the collaboration of Tencent and Groupon.
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