ZeniMax creates and publishes original interactive entertainment content for consoles, the PC, and handheld/wireless devices. Its Bethesda Softworks division, founded in 1986 in the early days of the industry, has a long history of success as a publisher of award-winning video games. In addition, the ZeniMax group includes some of the most acclaimed development studios in the world. The Company's growing library of intellectual properties includes such franchises as The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Dishonored, DOOM, QUAKE, Wolfenstein, Enemy Territory, RAGE and The Evil Within.

Company Growth (employees)
Rockville, US
Size (employees)
164 (est)+3%
ZeniMax was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Rockville, US

Key People at ZeniMax

Robert A. Altman

Robert A. Altman

Chairman & CEO
Cindy L. Tallent

Cindy L. Tallent

Denise Kidd

Denise Kidd

SVP, Finance & Controller
James L. Leder

James L. Leder

J. Griffin Lesher

J. Griffin Lesher

EVP, Legal & Secretary
Ernest Del

Ernest Del

President & Board Director

ZeniMax Office Locations

ZeniMax has an office in Rockville
Rockville, US (HQ)
120 1370 Piccard Dr

ZeniMax Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$494.3 m

Latest funding size

$6.6 m

Time since last funding

over 1 year


ZeniMax's latest funding round in April 2016 was reported to be $6.6 m. In total, ZeniMax has raised $494.3 m

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ZeniMax News and Updates

Judge tells ZeniMax and Oculus to end their legal battle

One of the biggest stories of 2017 for the VR industry is also one of its longest. The year started out with ZeniMax Media taking Facebook-owned Oculus to court over an alleged theft of technology. A jury eventually ruled that Oculus must pay ZeniMax $500 million, but that wasn’t the end of things —…

Samsung targeted by ZeniMax after Oculus win

Fresh off of a win against Oculus, ZeniMax is still thirsty for blood — and has its sights squarely set on Samsung’s Gear VR headset. ZeniMax sued Oculus back in 2014, claiming that Palmer Luckey and John Carmack based their headset on technology stolen from Oculus. A judge awarded ZeniMax $500 mill…

The company which successfully sued Oculus for $500 million is now suing Samsung

ZeniMax, the media company which successfully sued Facebook's Oculus for $500 million (£387 million), has a new target: Samsung. The company has filed a new US lawsuit against Samsung over its Gear VR headset. The suit alleges Samsung has profited from intellectual property…

Oculus cofounder leaves Facebook amid legal firestorm

Palmer Luckey, after years of being a prominent face at Facebook and the figurehead of Oculus, is leaving the company. Luckey has been at the center of a legal battle between Facebook and ZeniMax Media for the last couple of months. ZeniMax brought suit against both Facebook and Luckey for theft of …

Crunch Report | Oculus CTO Is Suing ZeniMax

Bolt Threads creates a tie made from spiderwebs, Oculus’ CTO is suing ZeniMax for money never paid to him and Google has a new startup competition. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

Oculus CTO John Carmack sues ZeniMax Media for $22.5 million

John Carmack’s legal fight with ZeniMax Media widened as the legendary game developer and current chief technology officer of Facebook’s Oculus division filed a lawsuit against ZeniMax saying it owes him more than $22.5 million. The dispute sheds even more light on the feud between Carmack, co-creat…
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