Digital ownership is important, especially to the generation of users who are digital natives; however we are still on a journey to create the right set of structures for digital ownership on the internet. At Polygon, we’re building the infrastructure for the next wave of dapps to experiment and unlock digital ownership to users and creators. In this keynote, Ryan Wyatt — CEO, Polygon Studios presents a pragmatic view of web3 and real-world blockchain use cases while debunking some common misconceptions about the space.
Ryan Wyatt | CEO, Polygon Studios
Ryan Wyatt is Chief Executive Officer of Polygon Studios, leading the business team working to help advance the Polygon ecosystems across our various products. Prior to Polygon, Ryan spent almost 8 years at Google, where he created and built YouTube’s gaming vertical into the video platform’s second-biggest business. A 14-year game industry veteran, Ryan ran tournament operations at Major League Gaming and built Machinima’s partnership network, helping transform esports into a global phenomenon. Ryan joined YouTube as the Global Head of Gaming at 27. A New York Times Best Selling Author, Ryan was named to Forbes 30 under 30, The Hollywood Reporter’s 35 Rising Executives 35 and Under, and Fortune’s 40 under 40 lists. When Ryan isn’t gaming or collecting NFTs, he enjoys spending time with his two sons and wife in San Diego, California.