Chief Technology Officer and President of New Ventures
Malcolm CasSelle is an international entrepreneur and the Chief Technology Officer and President of New Ventures at tronc. CasSelle oversees all digital operations for the Company and is responsible for leveraging data and technology to accelerate digital growth.
Prior to tronc, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media of SeaChange International. He joined SeaChange International in 2015 as part of the company’s acquisition of Timeline Labs, where he served as CEO.
Prior to SeaChange, CasSelle was CEO of MediaPass, an online paywall solution designed to generate subscription-based revenues for digital content. He also served as CEO of Xfire, a global social network for core video game players with over 22 million registered users. As director of Hong Kong-based Capital Union Investments, CasSelle managed private direct investments into late-stage web companies. CasSelle was also a top executive at Groupon’s joint venture with Chinese instant messaging and gaming giant Tencent. He co-founded NetNoir, the first outside company to be accepted into the AOL Greenhouse Program and Pacific Century CyberWorks (PCCW), a publicly traded service provider based in Hong Kong.
CasSelle has also been an active early stage investor in companies including Facebook, Zynga, and most recently Bitcoin-related companies.
CasSelle holds a bachelor’s degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s degree from Stanford University, both in Computer Science.