Dennis Durkin


Dennis Durkin became a member of our board of directors and chairman of the audit committee in May 2022, and previously served as a board observer from September 2021 through May 2022. Prior to that, he had served as the Chief Financial Officer of Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI) before retiring from the company in May 2021. He originally joined ATVI as CFO in March 2012 and held that position until May 2017. He served as Chief Corporate Officer from May 2017 until January 2019. From January 2019 until his retirement, he served as Chief Financial Officer and President of Emerging Businesses. Prior to joining ATVI, from 1999 until February 2012, Mr. Durkin held a number of positions of increasing responsibility at Microsoft Corporation, most recently serving as the Corporate Vice President, and Chief Operating and Financial Officer, of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business, which included the Xbox, Xbox Live and games business. Prior to joining Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business in 2006, Mr. Durkin worked on Microsoft’s corporate development and strategy team, including two years where he was based in London, England driving pan-European activity. Before joining Microsoft, Mr. Durkin was a financial analyst at Alex. Brown and Company. Mr. Durkin holds a B.A. degree in government from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard University.