YouTube’s Head of Gaming Joins Polygon Studios, CEO Praises NFT and Crypto

By Bhushan Akolkar
January 26, 2022 Updated January 26, 2022
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Top talent from the tech industry is witnessing new opportunities in the crypto space. On Tuesday, January 25, YouTube’s head of gaming – Ryan Wyatt – announced that he shall be leaving YouTube next month to join Polygon Studios.

Mr. Wyatt is quite excited about his new role as the CEO of Polygon Studios. In his Twitter post, Wyatt wrote:

It is bittersweet news to share that I am leaving @YouTube. I have loved every minute of my time here, but it is time for my next endeavor. I am elated to announce that I will be joining @0xPolygon ($MATIC) as their CEO of Polygon Studios. Thank you for the memories!

The rapid expansion of the crypto space with exciting new blockchain tech has lured some of the top talents from the tech sphere. On the other hand, Polygon is also one of the fastest-growing Layer-2 Ethereum scalability solutions.

YouTube CEO Finds NFTs Exciting

As some of the big tech giants like Meta and Twitter are making quick moves to join the NFT bandwagon, YouTube too is seeing some exciting opportunities with the use of non-fungible tokens. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has said that cryptocurrency and NFTs present some exciting opportunities thereby creating new synergies between creators and their fans.

In an open letter explaining YouTube 2022 plans, Wojcicki wrote:

We’re always focused on expanding the YouTube ecosystem to help creators capitalize on emerging technologies, including things like NFTs, while continuing to strengthen and enhance the experiences creators and fans have on YouTube.

NFTs have lured some of the big giants from across multiple industries. The tech space is looking at ways to use NFTs and monetize their use in the digital content as well as the metaverse. On the other hand, the fashion industry is relying on blockchain-based NFTs to bring authenticity to genuine products in the market.

Bhushan is a FinTech enthusiast and holds a good flair in understanding financial markets. His interest in economics and finance draw his attention towards the new emerging Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency markets. He is continuously in a learning process and keeps himself motivated by sharing his acquired knowledge. In free time he reads thriller fictions novels and sometimes explore his culinary skills.
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