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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?"

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

Age: 28

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

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

Age: Died at 56 (1941-1997)

Birthplace: Kyoto, Keihanshin, Japan

Profession: Video game development

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

Age: Died at 86 (1927-2013)

Birthplace: Kyoto, Keihanshin, Japan

Profession: Businessperson