YouTube’s Global Head of Gaming to join Polygon Studios

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Global Managing Director of YouTube, Ryan Wyatt has shared bittersweet news on his Twitter handle. He will be joining Polygon Studios as its next CEO. Wyatts has served YouTube for more than 7 years as Senior Director, Global Head of Gaming. Before YouTube, Ryan also worked at Gamers Outreach for 7 years. Having more than a decade of experience in the gaming zone makes him ideally strong for CEO at Polygon Studios.

Ryan posted via Twitter stating, “I am fascinated by blockchain app development and am beyond thrilled to enter the web3 space.” At Polygon, Ryan will lead investment, marketing, and bridging the gap between Web2-Web3. Also, the organization will go to focus more on gaming, entertainment, Fashion, News, Sports, and more under his leadership.

While YouTube is still figuring out how to implement blockchain technology in its ecosystem. YouTube is losing its senior executives at a very raging pace. Along with Ryan, Susanne Daniels, global head of YouTube Originals also posted her departure from the company. Jamie Byrne, Heather Rivera, YouTube’s senior director of creator partnership, and Global head of product partnership also announced their leaving. Jamie Byrne has joined on the leading platforms in NFT technology “Bright Moments”.

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With these exits YouTube Spokespersons stated to Tubefilter:

“Like many other companies, we’ve seen some of our people choose a new direction in the new year. We are also fortunate to have a deep bench of talented leaders to take our business forward. We thank Heather, Jamie, and Ryan for their incredible contribution to YouTube over the years and can’t wait to see what they do next.”

By YouTube Spokesperson

About Polygon Studio

Polygon Studio was a new division launched by Polygon ($MATIC) in June 2021 to focus on Blockchain gaming and NFT. In December 2021, Polygon Studios has funded a gaming firm GameOn with $100 million for its exciting Web3 related projects.

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