The following are a list of major people who have or are currently working at Nintendo.

Nintendo leadership


  • Fusajiro Yamauchi - The founder and first president of Nintendo. (1889-1929)
  • Sekiryo Yamauchi - The second president of Nintendo. (1929-1949)
  • Hiroshi Yamauchi - Third president; brought company into video game industry. (1949-2002)
  • Satoru Iwata - Fourth president. Previously was president of HAL Laboratory. (2002-2015)
  • Tatsumi Kimishima - Fifth president. Previously second president of Nintendo of America and was Managing Director from 2013 to 2015. (2015-2018)
  • Shuntaro Furukawa - Soon-to-be sixth president. Succeeding after Kimishima retires from role in June 2018. (2018-?)

Nintendo of America

Nintendo of Europe

  • Satoru Shibata - Current president of Nintendo of Europe. Soon to be General Manager of the Marketing and Licensing Divisions at Nintendo. He will also be in charge of the Advertising nad Global Marketing Department

Nintendo of Korea

Other Departments


Nintendo EAD/EPD



Music Composers

Nintendo Software Technology

Retro Studios

Monolith Soft

1-Up Studio

Nd Cube

Second parties


Voice Actors