Metaverse Luminary Matthew Ball and Jonathan Glick join Polygon Studios as it becomes primary hub for NFTs and gaming projects
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, November 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Polygon Studios, a new NFT-centric gaming and metaverse hub designed to facilitate Web 3.0 integration, today welcomes a venture capitalist and prominent metaverse thought leader Matthieu Boule to the Polygon Studio advisory team.
Ball will also be joined by Jonathan glick, former senior vice president of product and technology at The New York Times and Head of Products, Services and Operations at GLG, who also sits on the board of the Roundhill Ball Metaverse ETF – a product that provides investors with exposure to the rapidly growing Metaverse market.
In recent months, Polygon has become the main reference platform for NFT projects; including Dolce & Gabbana, OpenSea, artist NFT Beeple, DraftKings, Tom Brady’s Autograph, and Mark Cuban’s Lazy.com.
With the launch of Polygon Studios earlier this summer, the Polygon brand has further grown in the blockchain and NFT space. Polygon’s infrastructure supports over 100,000 blockchain players as well as the best Web 3.0 games and metaversees that all contribute to high-quality gaming experiences.
Matthieu Boule is currently CEO of EpyllionCo, co-founder of the NYSE-listed Roundhill Ball Metaverse ETF, the first exchange-traded fund focused on the metaverse, which has nearly $ 150 million in assets under management after three months, and a risk partner at Makers Fund. Ball is widely attributed to the popularization and definition of the metaverse – a “State quasi-successor to the mobile internet“which marries material with content, finance, community and other technologies in a virtual space. His essays on the subject have been praised by Mark Zuckerberg and Tim sweeney, as well as outlets like the Financial Times, New York Times, BBC, The Economist and The New Yorker. Ball will help Polygon Studios create a truly open metaverse where users and developers thrive.
Jonathan glick also joins Ball as an advisor to Polygon Studios. Bringing over two decades of expertise to Polygon, Glick led the launch of the NY Times’ first website in 1996, including the implementation of the first commercial CMS, targeted ad server, and decentralized media protocol. (RSS). In addition to leading the product design, development, account management and operations of Gerson Lehrman Group, the first and largest network of experts, Glick launched Sulia, a thematic social expertise platform. Most recently, Glick co-launched Darkstar DAO, a research collective focused on the intersection of Web3 and media.
By joining Polygon Studios Advisory, Ball & Glick will help further position Polygon Studios as the premier innovation hub for NFTs and game projects looking to launch their own custom blockchain, NFT, and metaverse models.
Over 60% of current NFT and blockchain-based Web 3.0 games, including Decentraland, Sandbox, and Decentral Games, already use Polygon’s PoS chain as their preferred scaling solution. Polygon Studios extends plug-and-play SDKs for Web 2.0 game developers such as Ubisoft, Electronic Arts, Atari, allowing non-blockchain games to adopt blockchain attributes.
Shreyansh Singh, Head of Polygon Studios, said: “We believe having Matthew and Jonathan on our team of advisors will solidify Polygon Studios’ position as a leading solution for creators, developers and brands seeking to adopt blockchain and NFT technology to extend their reach. Matthew’s thoughtful and progressive work and his proven track record of implementing successful digital strategies make him an invaluable addition to our team. “
Matthieu Boule commented: “I am delighted to be working with Polygon Studios during such a pivotal time. There has never been so much enthusiasm for the Metaverse and Web3, but more importantly, there is an unprecedented opportunity for developers. freelancers and individual users define the future. I believe Polygon Studios will pave the way for creators to develop more immersive ways to engage and enrich their relationship with audiences around the world. “
Jonathan glick added, “We are entering the age of online living, with more of us embracing the concept of ‘owning’ things online. NFT is a logical extension of that, and I’m excited to be working on it. with Polygon Studios to help developers and brands build an open, diverse and successful metaverse. “
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