Malcolm CasSelle

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Malcolm CasSelle
Education MIT, Stanford University
Occupation Entrepreneur
Known for MediaPass, Xfire, Tencent

Malcolm CasSelle is an international entrepreneur and current CEO of MediaPass, an online paywall solution designed to generate subscription-based revenues for digital content.[1] He previously served as CEO of Xfire, a global social network for core video game players with over 22 million registered users.[2][3]


CasSelle formerly served as director of Hong Kong-based Capital Union Investments, where he managed private direct investments into late-stage web companies.[4] He was also a top executive at Groupon’s joint venture with Chinese instant messaging and gaming giant Tencent.[5] He co-founded NetNoir, the first outside company to be accepted into the AOL Greenhouse Program,[6] and Pacific Century CyberWorks (PCCW), a Hong Kong-based telecommunications provider.[7]


CasSelle holds a bachelor's degree from MIT and a master's degree from Stanford University, both in Computer Science.[8]


  1. ^ "MediaPass | CrunchBase Profile". CrunchBase. 
  2. ^ Empson, Rip (9 April 2012). "Xfire Hires Former Tencent Exec As CEO, Now Supports Chinese Language In-Game Chat". TechCrunch. 
  3. ^ Jarvey, Natalie (5 March 2013). "Xfire Launches Video Game Tournament Platform". Los Angeles Business Journal. 
  4. ^ Wauters, Robin (21 May 2012). "To fuel expansion in Asia, gaming social network Xfire secures $3 million". TheNextWeb. 
  5. ^ Marlowe, Chris (10 April 2012). "Xfire has 400 million potential new users via joint venture". Digital Media Wire. 
  6. ^ Pescovitz, David (3 June 1996). "The Soul of the Internet : Afrocentric Sites Bring Blacks Into Global Community". Los Angeles Times. 
  7. ^ "Xfire Appoints New CEO, Malcolm CasSelle, and Announces Joint Venture with China Youth Goyor Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. to Support Significant Expansion into China". CBS News MoneyWatch via Business Wire. 9 April 2012. 
  8. ^ "Malcolm CasSelle". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved 17 October 2014.