William Quigley is the Co-founder of the Worldwide Asset eXchange.
William is also Managing Director of Cashel Enterprises, a cryptocurrency focused investment vehicle that has incubated and invested in over 40 blockchain and cryptocurrency-related investments. William has helped build many transformative cryptocurrency companies including Tether, GoCoin, and Mastercoin (the technical predecessor to Ethereum).
He has also co-founded Clearstone Venture Partners, a $700 million early stage focused venture capital firm, and idealab Capital Partners, the world's first consumer Internet venture capital firm.
William received his MBA, with distinction, from Harvard Business School and holds a B.S. in Accounting, with honors, from University of Southern California. He was trained as a CPA and a Kauffman Fellow.
Jonathan Yantis is the Chief Operating Officer the Worldwide Asset eXchange.
Jonathan created virtual item trading in 1997, with its inception taking place in the realms of Ultima Online, EverQuest, and World of Warcraft. Later, as founder of the world’s first and fastest growing digital item marketplace, Jonathan oversaw a merger with then-industry giant Internet Gaming Entertainment. An early Bitcoin miner and blockchain investor, Jonathan was a board member of the first ICO ever, Mastercoin.
Before it all, Jonathan's career began as a United States Navy weapons electronic engineer.
Lukas Sliwka is the Chief Technology Officer for the Worldwide Asset eXchange™.
In addition to his engineering and technology expertise, Lukas has extensive experience in organizational development, team management, and in scaling engineering teams to support organizational growth. He involves himself in everything it takes to design, deliver and deploy high-concurrency and low-latency, global mobile and web solutions.
Lukas previously held the position of CTO at Grindr, where he grew a small team of five engineers during the company's start-up phase up to 120 engineers, providing the technical stability to achieve a 300% growth in revenue.
He is active in the Los Angeles tech scene, mentoring Heads of Engineering and CTO's in the local market, and a member of the Los Angeles CTO group.
Lukas has been coding for nearly his entire life, and began dabbling in programming when he was just seven years old.
Malcolm CasSelle is the Strategic Advisor to the Worldwide Asset eXchange.
Prior to WAX, Malcolm was Chief Technology Officer and President of New Ventures at tronc, Inc. (formerly Tribune Publishing). Prior to tronc, Inc., he was Senior Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media of SeaChange International. Previously, Malcolm led startups in the digital industry, including MediaPass, Xfire and Groupon's joint venture with Tencent in China.
He has also been an active early stage investor in companies including Facebook, Zynga, and most recently Bitcoin-related companies. Malcolm earned his Master's degree in Computer Science from Stanford University and B.S. in Computer Science from MIT.
WAX is the safest and most convenient way to create, buy, sell, and trade virtual items - to anyone, anywhere in the world.
Hundreds of millions of people around the globe already trade digital and physical items. But the problems that plague the digital goods and trading community have stunted its growth far beneath its full potential.
WAX has created a full suite of blockchain-based tools that allows anyone to trade digital or even physical items instantly and securely, to anyone, anywhere.
Participants of the Worldwide Asset eXchange gain access to a global community of collectors and traders, buyers and sellers, creators and gamers, merchants, dApp creators, and game developers.
Buy and sell gift cards with confidence on a marketplace powered by WAX. Or build an online store with ease using our B2B tools. Create a digital version of the sneakers in your closet and then sell them to a buyer who lives half a world away.
We're building the tools to create the future of digital goods and trading, and putting them in your hands. Come build it with us. What will you do with WAX?
Listen to past episodes of William Quigley in the podcast series CoinDMZ
WAX is the onramp for mass market cryptocurrency adoption.- William Quigley