Marc Merrill is the Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Riot Games along with Brandon 'Ryze' Beck. Marc was previously the President of Riot before transitioning back into a more active role in the development of their future games in 2017.
Prior to co-founding Riot, Marc worked as a corporate marketing executive at the Business-to-Business media firm Advanstar Communications. Marc also held roles in finance at Merrill Lynch and US Bancorp.
- Tryndamere is the changed name for Merrill's Everquest character.
- and are respectively named after him and his wife Ashley.