Melissa Blau Joins Host.Games Advisory Board
A gaming industry veteran, Melissa brings years of experience in business operations to Host Games
We at Host Games are proud to announce that Melissa Blau has joined our advisory board. Melissa is an experienced finance professional with an unparalleled knowledge in the casino and online gaming industry. A graduate of Harvard Business School, Melissa brings over 25 years of experience in finance, strategy and entrepreneurship, most of which was spent in the gaming industry. At Host Games, we will look to Melissa’s extensive expertise for our growth initiatives and product road-map.
Speaking on this recent vote of confidence, Host Games CEO Amit Kanodia said, “Melissa’s track record in the industry we aim to disrupt is unparalleled. There are very few people in the gaming industry who understand its inner workings like Melissa does and I am very happy that the Host Games team will have the expert guidance and support of such a distinguished leader.”
Over the past two decades, Melissa has served in leadership positions and invested in several gaming companies. Melissa is currently the Director of iGaming Capital, an investment and consulting company in the online gaming sector. She is also a co-founder and investor in SportAD, a software provider of daily fantasy sports for sports enthusiasts. Prior to her MBA, Melissa earned a B.S. in Business and Finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.
“The digital platform has dramatically changed the gaming landscape, and blockchain is positioned to be an even bigger disruption. Host Games is one of the few players who are poised to harness these tectonic shifts in gaming, and I look forward to joining their efforts,” Melissa said.
Host Games has worked tirelessly to build a highly relevant and influential advisory board; Melissa is a tremendous addition to this group of smart, accomplished people with tremendous experience and a curiosity and passion for gaming.