American businessman best known as the co-founder of the video game developer and eSports tournament organizer Riot Games. He is the co-creator of the popular online battle arena game League of Legends.
He attended the University of Southern California from 1998 to 2002 and worked as an analyst at U.S. Bank.
He has written about his personal life on his blog, Merrill's Musings.
He married a woman named Ashely, with whom he has children.
His game League of Legends has become a professional sports for players like Lee Sang-hyeok.