E42 | Marc Merrill: Riot Games

Marc Merrill, Riot Games, The Founder Hour, Podcast

For Episode 42, Pat & Posh sit down with Marc Merrill, co-founder of Riot Games.

You may know them as the team behind League of Legends, one of the most popular online video games of all time, with well over 100 million active players each month.

Marc tells the story of how he got into video games, eventually developing an obsession for it. He also talks about how Riot Games came to be, what inspired him and his co-founder Brandon to create League of Legends, what goes into developing a successful video game, and the future of eSports.

Aside from gaming, Marc also sheds light on entrepreneurship and innovation, how to transform industries, scaling a business, and what he considers his biggest weakness.

Marc Merrill: @marcmerrillofficial
Riot Games: @riotgames
The Founder Hour: @thefounderhour
Pat: @patricktanahan
Posh: @nersesaposhian


Marc Merrill, Riot Games, The Founder Hour, Podcast