GameStop's Blockchain Chief Matt Finestone Departs from Company

Annie Li  Sep 13, 2022 17:20  UTC 09:20

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Matt Finestone, head of the blockchain team at Video game retailer GameStop Corp, announced his departure from the company.

According to his official Twitter account, he will continue to focus on dedicating to the Ethereum ecosystem and plan to move closer to protocol/infrastructure.

After starting at GameStop in April 2021, Matt Finestone has grown his blockchain team from zero to dozens.

Establishing a blockchain department at such a large company is not an easy task, noted Matt Finestone, who brings together a lot of talent and energy from all corners and levels of the organization.

By expressing his appreciation for his company and accomplishments during his one and a half years at the company, Finestone expressed his gratitude to the company, noting that the company will help them get better opportunities. However, he did not disclose where he would go, but he said that he will continue to contribute to the blockchain field.

Earlier this month, GameStop, the world's largest video game retailer headquartered in Texas State, announced that it has signed a partnership with FTX US ("FTX") to become FTX's preferred retail partner in the United States.

At the end of May, the video game retailer launched a digital asset wallet for sending, receiving and storing cryptocurrencies and NFTs,

In July, Video game retailer GameStop Corp announced Monday the launch of a public beta version of a non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace amid the crypto market's downturn.


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