Robert A. Kotick

Founder at The Call of Duty Endowment

Robert A. Kotick

Robert A. Kotick

Founder at The Call of Duty Endowment

Overview
Career Highlights

Activision Blizzard, Inc.
Activision, Inc.
4Licensing Corp.

RelSci Relationships

980

Primary Location

California

Number of Boards

12

Birthday

1963 - New York

Age

56

Number of Awards

1

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Wasserman Foundation

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Founder at Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance

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President & Chief Operating Officer at Activision Blizzard, Inc.

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Founder at StartEngine Crowdfunding, Inc.

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Chief Legal Officer at Activision Blizzard, Inc.

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Former Professional at State Council to Establish Academic Standards

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Founder at Windsor Media, Inc.

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Commander at United States Navy Reserve

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at The Coca-Cola Company

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Brynwood Partners Management LLC

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Robert A. Kotick
Founder at The Call of Duty Endowment
Education
Bachelor's Degree

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Career History
Director & Chief Executive Officer
1991 - 2008

Activision, Inc. is one of the leading publishers of interactive entertainment software products. The company publishing business involves the development, marketing and sale of products directly, by license or through affiliate label program with certain third-party publishers.

Founder
2009 - Current

The Call of Duty Endowment is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public benefit corporation supported by Activision Blizzard. The Call of Duty Endowment helps veterans find high quality careers by supporting groups that prepare them for the job market and by raising awareness of the value vets bring to the workplace. Its aim is to identify and fund the best-in-class organizations to place 25,000 veterans in jobs by the end of 2018.

Chief Executive Officer
Prior

4Licensing Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the business of providing licensing to youth oriented markets and specialty brands. The company through its subsidiaries, licenses merchandising rights to popular children's television series, properties and product concepts, builds up brands through licensing, develops ideas and concepts for licensing and plans to forge new license relationships in the sports licensing industry and develop private label goods that will be sold to retail or directly to consumers. 4Licensing was founded on April 28, 1970 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2012 - Current

The Coca-Cola Co. is the nonalcoholic beverage company, which engages in the manufacture, market, and sale of non-alcoholic beverages which include sparkling soft drinks, water, enhanced water & sports drinks, juice, dairy & plant-based beverages, tea & coffee and energy drinks. Its brands include Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, Minute Maid, Georgia, Powerade, Del Valle, Schweppes, Aquarius, Minute Maid Pulpy, Dasani, Simply, Glaceau Vitaminwater, Bonaqua, Gold Peak, Fuze Tea, Glaceau Smartwater, and Ice Dew. It operates through the following segments: Eurasia and Africa, Europe, Latin America, North America, Asia Pacific, Bottling Investments and Global Ventures. The company was founded by Asa Griggs Candler in 1886 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a worldwide online, PC, console, handheld and mobile game publisher with leading market positions across every major category of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry. Activision Blizzard's portfolio includes best-selling video games such as Call of Duty® as well as Spider-Man™, X-Men™, James Bond™ and TRANSFORMERS™, leading franchises such as Spyro™ and Blizzard Entertainment's® StarCraft®, Diablo®, and Warcraft® franchises including the global #1 subscription-based massively multi-player online role-playing game, World of Warcraft®. Activision Blizzard maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, India, China, South Korea and the region of Taiwan

Director
Current

Beenox, Inc. develops game software application. The company is headquartered in Québec, Canada.

Co-Chairman, Board of Directors
Current

The Call of Duty Endowment is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public benefit corporation supported by Activision Blizzard. The Call of Duty Endowment helps veterans find high quality careers by supporting groups that prepare them for the job market and by raising awareness of the value vets bring to the workplace. Its aim is to identify and fund the best-in-class organizations to place 25,000 veterans in jobs by the end of 2018.

Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees
Current

Museum Associates operates museums and organizes art exhibits. The company shares its collection through exhibitions, public programs, and research facilities. Museum Associates was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
Prior

Since its inception, the Tony Hawk Foundation has sought to foster lasting improvements in society, with an emphasis on supporting and empowering youth. Through special events, grants, and technical assistance, the Foundation supports recreational programs focusing on the creation of public skateboard parks in low-income communities, and other causes in the U.S. and overseas. The Foundation favors projects that have strong community involvement, grassroots fundraising, and a base of support from the skaters, parents, law enforcement, and local leaders.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K - $50K
2015

The Museum of Modern Art exhibits modern and contemporary art. The organization was founded by Alfred H. Barr in 1929 and is located in New York, NY.

$3,000 - $5,999
2014

The Museum of Modern Art exhibits modern and contemporary art. The organization was founded by Alfred H. Barr in 1929 and is located in New York, NY.

$10K - $25K
2014

BEST BUDDIES INTERNATIONAL IS A NONPROFIT 501(C)(3) ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO ESTABLISHING A GLOBAL VOLUNTEER MOVEMENT THAT CREATES OPPORTUNITIES FOR ONE-TO-ONE FRIENDSHIPS, INTEGRATED EMPLOYMENT AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.

Political Donations
$2,600
2014
$25K
2014

Senior Strategic Advisor at Squire Patton Boggs LLP

$2,600
2013

Representative from Massachusetts's 7th Congressional District

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Activision, Inc. purchases Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. from Vivendi SA

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Awards & Honors
Rank #72
2008
Vanity Fair Magazine - New Establishment, Disrupters
Creative Works
Actor/Actress
2011

Moneyball

Events
Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2012 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

Attendee
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2012 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

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