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No. 38 — Bobby Kotick


COURTESY OF ACTIVISION BLIZZARD


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bobby 
kotick

CEO

Activision Blizzard

CHANGE FROM 2016: +4


Kotick has put his personal reputation on the line with the Overwatch League, an audacious attempt to build a major esports property around a video game that’s just 18 months old. No single person has done more to draw attention and money to professional gaming.

The industry — and its new investors — urgently need him to succeed.

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