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Marc Merrill

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.[1]


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.


Marc Merrill (left) and the American Red Cross president (right) See here for details.

  • Tryndamere is the changed name for Merrill's Everquest character.
    • Tryndamere Tryndamere and Ashe Ashe are respectively named after him and his wife Ashley.