Xfire CEO Malcolm Casselle
Here is an article from April 2012 about Xfire CEO Malcolm Casselle.
Today Xfire enters a new era of global expansion through the formation of a joint venture (JV) with the China Youth Goyor Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. Led by newly appointed Xfire CEO Malcolm CasSelle, Xfire and China Youth Goyor Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. will bring an enhanced suite of Xfire’s services to China’s market of 400 million gamers. Xfire will be the first company to support in-game chat for customers using Chinese characters, helping millions of hardcore gamers utilize the company’s in-game social networking app to improve their gaming experiences.
As Xfire’s new CEO, CasSelle brings more than two decades of experience transforming Internet and new media businesses, having served as founder at NetNoir (AOL was primary investor) and PCCW (SEHK: 008), a Hong Kong-based provider of telecommunications services and key executive at Groupon (Nasdaq: GRPN)’s joint venture in China with Tencent (SEHK: 700). In his new role at Xfire, CasSelle will continue to drive the company’s expansion into Asia while maintaining a focus on Xfire’s audience of core gamers.
With Malcolm Casselle becoming the new CEO of Xfire, he brings a new sense of direction for content intense video and gaming experiences for the gaming world that Xfire’s core audience. Malcolm Casselle brings a new view on data, information and visual experiences to the gaming world.
Malcolm Casselle’s experience in China is something that Xfire is very interested in due to the large population that exists in China and the growth potential that exists in China. As Xfire expands it base of users and gamers, Malcolm’s China knowledge will be very useful and will make a big difference in the growth of the company not only in the United States but in the world overall.