Riot Games is a company that develops, publishes, and supports competitive PvP (player versus player) online team-based strategy games. Its main offering is League of Legends, a multiplayer online battle arena game. The company also organizes esports tournaments.

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Parent CompanyTencent
HQLos Angeles, CA, US
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Riot Games was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Riot Games

Nicolo Laurent

Nicolo Laurent

Chief Executive Officer
Brandon Beck

Brandon Beck

Co-Founder & Co-Chairman
Marc Merrill

Marc Merrill

Co-Founder & Co-Chairman
Scott Gelb

Scott Gelb

Chief Operating Officer
Angela Roseboro

Angela Roseboro

Chief Diversity Officer
Emily Winkle

Emily Winkle

Chief People Officer
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Riot Games Office Locations

Riot Games has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, St. Louis, Sydney and in 16 other locations
Los Angeles, CA, US (HQ)
12333 W Olympic Blvd
San Francisco, CA, US
San Francisco
Minato City, JP
6-chōme-10-1 Roppongi
Singapore, SG
51 Bras Basah Rd, 05 MANULIFE CENTRE
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Riot Games Financials and Metrics

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$58.5 m


In total, Riot Games had raised $58.5 m. Riot Games is a subsidiary of Tencent

Riot Games Operating Metrics

Jan, 2021

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Riot Games Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Hypixel StudioApril 16, 2020
Radiant EntertainmentMarch 08, 2016

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Riot Games Company Culture

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Riot Games News and Updates

Riot Games will launch Wild Rift esports tournament in late 2021

Riot Games will launch League of Legends: Wild Rift esports tournament in late 2021. The move is an endorsement for mobile esports.

Riot Games updates its privacy notice to start developing voice comms moderation

Anyone who has played a video game with voice chat in the past decade knows that there is some risk involved. You might be greeted by friendly teammates, but you may also hear some of the most toxic language you’ve ever heard in your life. Riot Games, the game developer behind ultra popular titles l…

The Rot of Riot Games Culture Starts at the Top

CEO Nicolo Laurent continues to employ multiple top executives who have been accused of sexism and harassment—and is himself the subject of a complaint.

The CEO of Riot Games is being investigated after a lawsuit accused him of gender-based discrimination and sexual harassment

Summary List Placement"League of Legends" publisher Riot Games is investigating its own CEO after a former employee accused the company of "wrongfully terminat[ing]" her employment after she complained about alleged sexual advances he made towards her. Sharon O'Donnell worked as an executive assis…

Riot Games Sued for Harassment by CEO’s Former Assistant

Riot Games Sued for Harassment by CEO’s Former Assistant
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Riot Games Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Riot Games founded?

    Riot Games was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Riot Games key executives?

    Riot Games's key executives are Nicolo Laurent, Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill.

  • How many employees does Riot Games have?

    Riot Games has 4,989 employees.

  • Who are Riot Games competitors?

    Competitors of Riot Games include Epic Games, Electronic Arts and Valve Software.

  • Where is Riot Games headquarters?

    Riot Games headquarters is located at 12333 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles.

  • Where are Riot Games offices?

    Riot Games has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, St. Louis, Sydney and in 16 other locations.

  • How many offices does Riot Games have?

    Riot Games has 20 offices.