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Matthew Ball

Metaverse Expert

Matthew Ball is the CEO of Epyllion, a diversified holding company which makes angel investments, provides advisory services, and produces television, films, and video games. Matthew is also a Venture Partner at Makers Fund, Senior Advisor to KKR, Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company and sits on the board of numerous start-ups. Ball also co-founded the Roundhill Ball Metaverse ETF, which can be found on the New York Stock Exchange (Ticker: METV), and is the world’s largest gaming and/or Metaverse-themed ETF and the largest sector ETF launch of 2021. In addition, Ball co-founded the Ball Multicoin Bitwise Metaverse Crypto Index, the largest Metaverse-focused crypto fund in the world.

Ball’s first book, “The Metaverse and How it Will Revolutionize Everything”, was published in July 2022 and became an instant national and international bestseller, and was endorsed by Tim Sweeney (Founder/CEO of Epic Games), Reed Hastings (Founder/CEO of Netflix), John Riccitiello (CEO of Unity), Kenichiro Yoshida (CEO of Sony), Phil Spencer (CEO of Microsoft Gaming), and Mark Zuckerberg (Founder/CEO of Facebook).

Ball is also an “Occasional Contributor” to The Economist, holds bylines at Bloomberg, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and wrote the August 8, 2022 cover story for Time Magazine. He was previously the Head of Strategy for Amazon Studios, and an executive at The Chernin Group’s Otter Media, and at Accenture.