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Richard Henkel

Richard 'MapleNectar' Henkel was the Product Lead for Teamfight Tactics at Riot Games Inc.


Henkel was previously the Product Manager on the Summoner's Rift Team before transitioning to the development of Teamfight Tactics. The Summoner's Rift team, better known as the Balance Team, is the team responsible for maintaining the live state of Summoner's Rift by handling much of the patch to patch design improvements and balance changes that ship each patch. In 2019 he transitioned to the team that would head up development for Teamfight Tactics. His responsibilities as the Product Lead for Teamfight Tactics include deciding which strategies to do and setting the product goals and prioritization for the team.