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Sebastien Borget

Sebastien Borget

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Sebastien Borget is Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer of The Sandbox, a virtual world where players can build, own, and monetize their own voxel gaming experiences on the Ethereum blockchain. He is also the Co-Founder and COO of Pixowl, a prominent mobile gaming studio that develops player-centric worldbuilding experiences combined with character-driven narratives. Sebastien has worked for numerous startups with diverse business models, including 4 years in blockchain and 11 years in mobile gaming. Prior to co-founding Pixowl and The Sandbox, he was Chief Operations Officer at Wixi, and a Web Project Manager at Ipercast where he executed projects for customers such as Universal Music, AB Video, and FilmoTV. Sebastian is an avid speaker at global events and tech evangelist who has created successful games downloaded by millions of players. Passionate for blockchain technology, gaming and education, he also speaks on the opportunities NFTs bring to gaming.

Professional Experience

BLOCKCHAIN GAME ALLIANCE

  • Sebastien became the President Of the Blockchain Game Alliance in 2020, a nonprofit organization of 250 key members of the industry.

  • He is responsible for the recruitment of blockchain game industry leaders and management and leadership capabilities.

  • He also leads the administrative management, and the creation and implementation of a communication strategy.

 

PIXOWL

  • He has led operations of Pixowl's 50 international teams and supervised the production and marketing of some of its most popular games.

  • He is working on Addams Family: Mystery Mansion, Snoopy's Town Tale, Goosebumps HorrorTown and The Sandbox, among others.

  • His work was awarded by the nomination for 2 consecutive years of The Sandbox in App Store Best Games of 2012 and 2013.

 

EARLY CAREER

  • He acquired a strong Web2.0 culture and worked as consultant for several other Web2.0 startups around social media and online communities.

 

MEDIA

  • Sebastien has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.

 

EDUCATION

  • Master's Degree - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Science - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, Télécom SudParis