Thomas Vu Of Riot Games Plays Into Philanthropy

At Riot Games, Thomas Vu is the Co-Head of Franchise Development. He was born on March 28, 1978, in Da Nang, Vietnam, and now possesses US nationality.

He is a media executive, game developer, producer, and investor from the United States. On franchises including The Sims, SimCity, Warhammer, and League of Legends, he held management positions in development and design. He currently works for Riot Games as the Co-Head of Franchise Development, implementing the League IP for film and television.

His notable releases are The Sims 2, SimCity 4, KDA, League of Legends, League of Legends Origins, Legends Rising, Warhammer Mark of Chaos, and Spore.


Production, Computer Games, Game Design, Balance, and Development, Franchise Development, World Building, IP Direction, Animation, Script Development, Creative Direction, Art Direction, Project Management, Esports Tournaments Organizer, Leadership, Research, Training, Studio Building, Documentaries, Film, and TV development.

Production and Design

League of Legends, League of Legends Origins, The Sims 2, Simcity 4, Warhammer: Mark of Chaos, KDA.

Social Involvement & Philanthropy

Vu Family Philanthropy, TEC Leimert (Industry experience and internships for the underprivileged). Education, Advising Entrepreneurs, Asian Rights Movement, Religious Rights, Gender Equality, Parkinson’s Research and Mental Health Programs.