Jin Oh is the former President of Worldwide Publishing at Riot Games, leading esports, marketing, international offices, global publishing, customer service, localization, and martech. He was also part of the company’s executive team, developing and leading the company strategy and key initiatives. Before becoming President, Jin was the Vice President of International, responsible for Riot Games’ international expansion, local offices, and regional publishing. He started as the Country Manager of Korea and Managing Director of Asia, building the company’s presence and launching League of Legends in the region.
Jin was also the CEO of Garena (Sea Limited), a unicorn based in Singapore. He was responsible for game development, self-publishing, third-party publishing, and the P&L of the company.
Before Riot Games, Jin was the Managing Director of Korea and Managing Director of Southeast Asia at Blizzard Entertainment.
Jin helped launch some of the biggest entertainment titles, including League of Legends, Valorant, TFT, Free Fire, World of Warcraft, and Starcraft. In the last decade, Jin has led teams of over 2,000 people.
Jin has a global background, having lived in Korea, Singapore, the Philippines, and the United States. During his early years, he attended international schools where over 50 nationalities were represented. His global background translated to his global career, leading Riot Games’ approximately 20 international offices and international publishing.
Currently, Jin is a Partner at BITKRAFT, a global venture capital firm investing in games and entertainment technology. He is also a Founder of Gamestarr, a video game investment and advisory firm working with VCs, consulting firms, platforms, and start-ups worldwide.
Jin currently resides in Seoul, South Korea, with his wife and two kids. He enjoys working out, playing video games, and reading a good book during his spare time.