Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Michael "Mike" Morhaime
- Co-founder, CEO and president of video game developer Blizzard Entertainment, maker of World of Warcraft (founded in 1991 as Silicon & Synapse).
- World of Warcraft (2004).
- Diablo II: Lord of Destruction (2001).
- StarCraft 64 (2000).
- The Lost Vikings (1992).
Honors and awards
- Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the Technology category (2012).
- Inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences' Hall of Fame (2008).
- Honored at the 59th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards for Blizzard's creation of World of Warcraft (2008).
"I think that the value that you get for the $15 a month is just unmatched. I don't think you can get that amount of entertainment value anywhere - I'd put it up against anything."