Co-Chief Executive, Riot Games
Brandon Beck, a USC graduate, co-founded Riot Games in 2006 with the goal of bringing gamer’s games to players all around the globe. The company is best known for “League of Legends,” a multiplayer online battle game that has more than 100 million players every month, 27 million every day, and more than 7.5 million playing at the same time during each day’s peak play time. Riot sold a majority stake to Tencent Holdings in 2011. The Chinese firm upped its stake to 93 percent before buying the balance in December 2015. Beck is also a managing owner of Los Angeles Football Club.