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The following are a list of major people who have or are currently working at Nintendo.
- 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 - )
Nintendo of America
- Minoru Arakawa - First president of Nintendo of America.
- Reggie Fils-Aime - Third and current president of Nintendo of America.
Nintendo of Europe
- Satoru Shibata - Current president of Nintendo of Europe. Formerly the president of Nintendo of Australia/ New Zealand
Nintendo of Korea
- Hiroyuki Fukuda - Current president of Nintendo of Korea.
- Shigeru Miyamoto - Former Manager of all EAD studios. Creator of Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Star Fox, Pikmin and Nintendogs. Creative Fellow
- Takashi Tezuka - Former Deputy General Manager of all EAD studios. Worked on many titles including the original Super Mario Bros., Yoshi's Island and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
- Yoshiaki Koizumi - Deputy General Manager for the Entertainment Planning and Development Division. Current manager of Nintendo EAD Tokyo games. Director of Super Mario Sunshine, Donkey Kong Jungle Beat and Super Mario Galaxy.
- Katsuya Eguchi - Deputy General Manager for the Entertainment Planning and Development Division. Current manager of EAD Kyoto studios. Director of Star Fox, Animal Crossing and Wii Sports.
- Hideki Konno - Current Manager of Nintendo EAD 1 and Producer of Nintendogs and Mario Kart DS onwards and Director of Luigi's Mansion and earlier Mario Kart games
- Hisashi Nogami - Producer of Nintendo EAD2, directed Animal Crossing up to City Folk and Produced Splatoon
- Eiji Aonuma - Current manager of Nintendo EAD 3 and director of various The Legend of Zelda titles.
- Hiroyuki Kimura - Current Manager & Producer of EAD Group No. 4, behind New Super Mario Bros. and Pikmin from the Wii onwards
- Tadashi Sugiyama - Producer of Nintendo EAD5, behind Wii Fit, Star Fox and Steel Diver
- Takaya Imamura - Director, in charge of Star Fox, F-Zero and Steel Diver
- Masayuki Uemura - Designer of the Famicom/Nintendo Entertainment System.
- Gunpei Yokoi (deceased) - Supervised various Nintendo R&D1 video games. Creator of Game Boy and Game & Watch
- Genyo Takeda - Current head of R&D and lead on systems like the Wii and Wii U. Technology Fellow
- Ko Shiota - Current General Manager of Platform Technology Development Division. Formerly, Deputy General Manager of Integrated Research and Development Division (Handhelds.
- Takashi Shimada - Current Deputy General Manager of Platform Technology Development Division. Formerly, Deputy General Manager of System Development Division and Software Environment Development Division.
- Shinya Takahashi - Director. General Manager of Entertainment Planning & Development Division and Supervisor of the Business Development Division and Development Administration & Support Division. Formerly, General Manager of SPD Division.
- Yoshio Sakamoto - Creator of many Nintendo games. General Manager of Nintendo SPD.
- Kensuke Tanabe - Head of SPD3.
- Hitoshi Yamagami - Head of Nintendo SPD Group 2 , and creator of many puzzle games.
- Yurie Hattori - Member of SPD2, who has directed many games.
- Risa Tabata - Assistant Producer at SPD3.
- Koji Kondo - Composer of most of Nintendo's earlier music
- Mahito Yokota - Composer at EAD who specializes in live orchestra music.
- Toru Minegishi - Composer at EAD, Composed tracks for Splatoon and various Zelda games
- Kazumi Totaka - Composer at EAD, responsible for the Animal Crossing soundtrack.
- Kenji Yamamoto - Composer at SPD who created the music for Famicom Detective Club and Metroid.
- Shigeyuki Takahashi - Director, General Manager of Finance Administration Division, Supervisor of General Affairs Division and in charge of Quality Assurance Department
- Satoshi Yamato - Director, General Manager of Marketing Division, in charge of Advertising Department
- Susumu Tanaka - Director, General Manager of Licensing Division
- Hirokazu Shinshi - Director, General Manager of Manufacturing Division
- Naoki Mizutani - Outside Director
- Keizo Kato - Deputy General Manager of the Development Administration & Support Division
- Yusuke Beppu - Deputy General Manager of Business Development Division
- Takuya Yoshimura - Deputy General Manager of General Affairs Division
- Yutaka Takenaga - Deputy General Manager of Corporate Analysis & Adminstration Division
Nintendo Software Technology
- Michael Kelbaugh - President of Retro Studios
- Satoshi Tajiri - Creator of Pokémon.
- Shigesato Itoi - Creator of Earthbound series.
- Masahiro Sakurai - Creator of Kirby, and Super Smash Bros.
- Ryuta Kawashima - Creator of Brain Age series.
- Leslie Swan - Nintendo Treehouse manager, translator.
- William Trinen - Former Nintendo Treehouse manager, Product Development Manager
- Nate Bihldorff - Nintendo Treehouse manager, Translator. Voice of Koopa in the Mario spin-offs
- Tim O'Leary - Nintendo Treehouse manager
- Reiko Ninomiya - Nintendo Treehouse manager
- Dan Owsen - Nintendo Treehouse manager
- Scot Ritchey - Nintendo Treehouse manager
- Charles Martinet - Voice of Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, their baby incarnations, and others.
- Kazumi Totaka - Voice of Yoshi, Professor E. Gadd, and Yoob.
- Takashi Nagasako - Voice of Donkey Kong in the Donkey Kong series, and Ganondorf from the Legend of Zelda series.
- Nobuyuki Hiyama - Voice of adult Link in the Zelda series, and Cain from the Fire Emblem series.
- Scott Burns - Voice of Bowser.
- Makiko Ohmoto - Voice of Kirby.