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List of notable or famous Nintendo employees, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list is a directory of the best Nintendo employees, showcasing only the most prominent Nintendo employees of all time. This list features past and present top Nintendo managers, including both current and retired Nintendo executives and alumni. Well-known Nintendo staff along with current and former Nintendo employees were and still are crucial to the company's success, as without these hard working men and women Nintendo would never be what it is today.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including Shigeru Miyamoto and Hiroshi Yamauchi.

This renowned Nintendo employees list answers the questions, "What famous people have worked at Nintendo?" and "Who are the most famous Nintendo employees?"
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Conrad Abbott


Conrad Abbott replaced the former president of Nintendo Canada which is now the president of Nintendo of Australia. When the president of Nintendo of Australia left, Mr. Abbott was named his successor in August 2006. He has appeared at the Nintendo Show, the DSi event in Paris and Nintendo of ...more

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Age: 26

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David Martínez Guzmán a Mexican investor who is the founder and managing partner of Fintech Advisory, a firm that specializes in corporate and sovereign debt. Fintech has offices in London and New York, and he currently divides his time between those two cities. Described as “the most influential ...more

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Age: 60

Birthplace: Mexico

Profession: Businessperson

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Gunpei Yokoi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Nintendo Employees
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Gunpei Yokoi


Gunpei Yokoi, sometimes transliterated Gumpei Yokoi, was a Japanese video game designer. He was a long-time Nintendo employee, best known as creator of the Game Boy and Game & Watch handheld systems, inventor of the modern-day D-pad or 'cross' pad, and producer of a few long-running and critically ...more

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Age: Died at 56 (1941-1997)

Birthplace: Kyoto, Keihanshin, Japan

Profession: Video game development

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Hiroshi Yamauchi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Nintendo Employees
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Hiroshi Yamauchi


Hiroshi Yamauchi was a Japanese businessman. He was the third president of Nintendo, joining the company in 1949 until stepping down on May 31, 2002, to be succeeded by Satoru Iwata. Yamauchi is credited with transforming Nintendo from a small hanafuda card-making company in Japan to a multi-billion ...more

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Age: Died at 86 (1927-2013)

Birthplace: Kyoto, Keihanshin, Japan

Profession: Businessperson

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Howard Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Nintendo Employees
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Howard Lincoln


Howard Charles Lincoln is an American lawyer and businessman, known primarily for being the former chairman of Nintendo of America and the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Seattle Mariners baseball team, representing absentee majority owner Hiroshi Yamauchi until he died on ...more

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Age: 77

Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States of America

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Martin Hollis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Nintendo Employees
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Martin Hollis is a computer and video game designer and the founder and CEO of Zoonami. He has worked in the computer and video game industry since 1996 and was Head of Software at Rare. He was director and producer of the critically acclaimed first-person shooters GoldenEye 007 and Perfect Dark. He ...more

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Age: 52

Birthplace: Leicester, United Kingdom

Profession: Computer game designer, Video game designer, Spy

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Minoru Arakawa


Minoru Arakawa is the founder and former president of Nintendo of America and the co-founder of Tetris Online, Inc. ...more

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Age: 69

Birthplace: Kyoto, Keihanshin, Japan

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Reggie Fils-Aime is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Nintendo Employees
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Reggie Fils-Aime


Reginald "Reggie" Fils-Aimé is President and chief operating officer of Nintendo of America, the North American division of the Japan-based video game company Nintendo. Prior to his promotion to President and Chief Operating Officer, Fils-Aimé was Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He ...more

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Age: 54

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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