Activision CEO Bobby Kotick is no stranger to a good challenge. This month’s CEO Spotlight reflects on his leadership during the pandemic crisis and how it has shaped his perspective as a leader. “It was a challenging time for everyone,” said Kotick. “But I’m proud of how our team responded and overcame the challenges we faced.” The COVID-19 pandemic affected economies and societies worldwide and presented unique challenges for businesses. According to Kotick, it was a time of great uncertainty, but he believed that their company’s culture of innovation and creativity helped them navigate through this crisis.
- Activision CEO Bobby Kotick on Running the Video Game Company from Home
Activision CEO Bobby Kotick has been working from home since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. It was an incredibly difficult time for every one of the crisis’s early days, but they were proud of how their team responded and overcame the challenges they faced. Activision Blizzard was minimally inconvenienced by global shipping and supply chain disruptions because their games are delivered digitally. However, the company was faced with the challenge of keeping its employees motivated and productive when working from home. According to Kotick, they had to get creative to maintain their company culture and keep everyone engaged.
- Activision Blizzard’s Collaborative Effort Approach to Game Development and Production
Activision Blizzard has a long history of success in the video game industry. The company was founded in 2008 with the merger of Activision and Vivendi Games. They are best known for their blockbuster franchises such as Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, and Candy Crush. Many people don’t know that Activision Blizzard is also a leader in collaborative game development and production. Their secret to success is their focus on building a solid team of talented individuals who work well together. Kotick believes this is the key to their continued success in an ever-changing industry.