YouTube head of gaming Ryan Wyatt to resign and join Polygon Studios as CEO

On Tuesday, Ryan Wyatt, head of gaming at YouTube, introduced he can be leaving the video-sharing platform in February. Partly resulting from his management, YouTube Gaming sees over 250 million each day logged customers per day with a whole lot of billions of watch time every year. Wyatt cited his ardour for blockchain and Net 3.0 growth in explaining his resignation. H will quickly be part of Polygon Studios as its CEO.

Polygon Studios is the gaming and non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, arm of the namesake layer two Ethereum (ETH) scaling community (MATIC). Polygon plans to commit $100 million to tasks led by its subsidiary studio, which debuted last July. The agency’s goals are to develop decentralized gaming; appeal to blockchain fanatics to its NFT tokens ecosystem, and set up Polygon as a reliable blockchain for the Net 3.0 transition. Concerning his new position, Wyatt mentioned:

“I shall be specializing in rising the developer ecosystem by way of funding, advertising, and developer help and bridging the hole between Net 2.0 and three.0. I will be main the Polygon Studios group throughout gaming, leisure, style, information, sports activities, and extra.”

In his departure assertion, Wyatt described fond recollections of his first day at Google’s Mountain View, California headquarters in 2014. He additionally expressed his gratitude to CEO Susan Wojcicki and CBO Robert Kyncl for hiring him eight years again. In the meantime, Polygon Studios gave Wyatt a heat welcome to his new position.