Play It Forward DAO welcomes Activision Blizzard’s APAC Head of Strategy and Business Development as an advisor

PIF Nation
3 min readJan 11, 2022

As Play It Forward DAO continues to expand its reach within the metaverse, we’re honored to welcome Paul Linchen, Head of Strategy and Business Development of APAC in Activision Blizzard on board as an Advisor.

The lines between traditional and blockchain gaming will continue to blur and it is inevitable that AAA game studios will enter this space. Paul’s strategic expertise and wisdom gained through a long career in game development and eSports will provide invaluable insight to the PIF DAO management team as we execute our vision to provide a better Play-to-Earn platform and gaming experience for all. — Cholo Maputol, Play It Forward DAO CEO

Who is Paul Linchen?

Paul is a key leader in Activision Blizzard’s business in Asia, as Head of Strategy and Business Development of APAC. Previously, he had held several roles during his tenure at Activision Blizzard — including Managing Director of S-Asia, and Regional Director of Esports of TW, HK, and SEA.

Prior to Activision Blizzard, Paul spent some time living and working in Hong Kong when he joined as a Chief Marketing Officer for Hong Kong Esports (HKE), a major eSports organization supporting professional teams in League of Legends, Overwatch, Clash Royale, Hearthstone, and Arena of Valor esports pro leagues. Before HKE, Paul was based in Shanghai from 2011 to 2016, at which time he was the Greater China General Manager of Rovio, creators of Angry Birds, where he founded the China office and built up the Angry Birds business in China from the ground up.

With over 20 years of international experience in building and growing teams, brand building, corporate development, and partnership management, Paul is also a regular speaker at tech conferences, business networks, and start-up events. He also advises several startups as a member of their Advisory Board.

We’re excited to have Paul on board, and with his expertise and contributions, for Play It Forward to continue bridging the gap between players and the metaverse.

About Play It Forward DAO

Play It Forward DAO is a metaverse eco-system builder with a focus on Web3 game investment and a large-scale guild of 3,000+ gamers (Railings University) across the Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

The company is positioned to provide broad access to play-to-earn gaming by educating, empowering, and integrating underprivileged communities into the P2E industry. PIF DAO is positioned to be the growth engine of a Plug-and-Play metaverse by allowing its members to invest, play, learn and earn.

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