Alfred R. Kahn is the former Chairman and CEO of 4Kids Entertainment, the largest trading entity in North America in the 1990s due to its success of licensing Japanese anime series Pokémon and Yu-Gi-Oh! among many others, as well as producing American series like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Cabbage Patch Kids. Kahn has been the executive producer for numerous other 4Kids properties, including G.I. Joe, Sigma 6, and Cubix. He held that position from 1991 to 2011.
In 2010, he bought Bernie Madoff's Upper East Side penthouse apartment for around $8 million, and put his 4,350 sq ft apartment on the 62nd floor of the Time Warner Center in New York City on sale for $33.7 million.