OPSkins is the undisputed king of trading in-game skins from games like Team Fortress 2,Dota 2, and Counter Strike GO as well as assisting in the trade of other virtual items such as Cryptokitties. Now, Malcolm CasSelle, the CIO of OPSkins, is working to create a new cryptocurrency called WAX which aims to solve fragmentation and fraud in the world of cryptocurrency and the trading of virtual items. It will be powered by the Delegated Proof of Stake consensus alogrithim which is said to be the absolute fastest and most flexible model available, which also features an interesting model where nodes are elected by the users who use WAX. It is said that traders will be able to instantaneously trade WAX and virtual items with ease.
Onto a little more about Malcolm CasSelle himself, as stated previously he is the CIO of OPSkins and he is also the president of the WAX cryptocurrency which may innovate trading for many. CasSelle was the CTO and President of New Ventures at tronc, Inc and before tronc, Inc. he was the Senior Vice President and General Manager at the Digital Media of SeaChange International. He has also led other startups such as MediaPass, Xfire, and Groupon and has been an active early investor in companies like Facebook, Zynga, and multiple cryptocurrency related companies mainly related to bitcoin.
More of CasSelle’s experience comes from his education where he holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from MIT, as well as a master’s degree in the same subject from Stanford University, showing his experience with technology and the virtual world. Other notable positions in his career include him co-founding NetNoir and serving as the CTO, a media production site focused on Afrocentric culture. He was also a director of the Hong Kong-based Capital Union Investments from 2006-2013, managing private investments into multiple web companies.