Bobby Kotick: the man, the myth, the legend. Literally nothing is known about the early life of one of the greatest men of all time -- if not the greatest man of all time. Before becoming the CEO of Activision in 1991 and making his glorious mark on the gaming industry, Kotick was the CEO of Leisure Concepts, Inc -- later to become 4Kids Entertainment -- from June to December, 1990. Kotick was the founder and president of International Consumer Technologies from 1986 to 1995, and was also a Yahoo! board member from 2003 to 2008. Kotick has an incredible resume and experience in the business field. According to Forbes Magazine, his salary for 2009 was $953,654.00 with a total compensation number of $3,151,008.00. Kotick is a very wealthy man. He's also saving the gaming industry.