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Former Microsoft exec to develop gaming sector at Virtual Piggy

Virtual Piggy has appointed Sébastien Motte to lead business development in the gaming sector.

Motte has more than 19 years of experience in product management and business development in the game division at Microsoft. For the last 13 years, he led the business development team responsible for all Xbox first-party games partnerships. In this role he also handled the merger and acquisitions for Microsoft Studios. He will lead Virtual Piggy’s business development initiatives in the gaming space at a key time as the digital goods industry experiences a more than30% annual growth rate.

“Virtual Piggy’s innovative solution will have a disruptive and sustained impact on gaming payments especially with Millenials and Generation Z,” said Motte. “I am very excited to join this team and help grow the company’s business and partnerships in gaming and interactive entertainment markets.”

“Virtual Piggy delivers a low friction payment solution for the global gaming industry while enhancing strong conversion and repeat business,” said Dr. Jo Webber, Virtual Piggy CEO and founder. “As we continue to grow in the gaming and interactive entertainment industry, we are very happy to bring on Motte to help further develop the business.”