Riot Games Hires Chief Diversity Officer

Riot Games, Inc. is a company in the video game industry. Founded in 2006, they organize esports tournaments and have released a number of video games, most prominently League of Legends. Their founders were Marc Merrill and Brandon Beck who have led a company that now employs about 2,500 people. At Riot Games, they have recently made it a priority to have a work culture that features diversity and inclusion. They are striving to build a company where everyone who works for it can thrive.

They want a culture that is fair and collaborative with high-performing employees. The leaders of this company say that this type of culture is a winning one for everyone. They want all form of bigotry to be called out and not tolerated. This includes religious discrimination, sexism, ableism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and transphobia.

They want Riot Games to be a place where people can make lifelong friends and enjoy the process of creating a video game. They recently hired Angela Roseboro who is now the chief diversity officer. She is leading the diversity, inclusion, and culture initiative. She has created a number of new programs at Riot Games which are designed to encourage a more inclusive culture. She is also on the recruitment team and is making sure that their hiring and sourcing processes include a diverse group of people.

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