The following are a list of major people who have or are currently working at Nintendo. Some employees may be listed twice due to having multiple professions.
- 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 and current global president. Previously was president of HAL Laboratory. (2002-)
Nintendo of America
- Minoru Arakawa - First president of Nintendo of America.
- Tatsumi Kimishima - Second president of Nintendo of America.
- Reggie Fils-Aime - Third and current president of Nintendo.
Video game designers
- Shigeru Miyamoto - Current manager of all EAD studios with Takashi Tezuka. Creator of Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Star Fox, Pikmin and Nintendogs.
- Takashi Tezuka - Current manager of all EAD studios with Shigeru Miyamoto.
- Eiji Aonuma - Current manager of Nintendo EAD 3 and director of various The Legend of Zelda titles.
- Yoshiaki Koizumi - Creative director of Nintendo EAD Tokyo games. Director of Super Mario Sunshine, Donkey Kong Jungle Beat and Super Mario Galaxy.
- Katsuya Eguchi - Director of Star Fox, Animal Crossing and Wii Sports.
- Gunpei Yokoi (deceased) - Supervised various Nintendo R&D1 video games.
- Yoshio Sakamoto - Creator of many Nintendo games. Manager of Nintendo SPD Group 1
Nintendo Software Technology
- Satoshi Tajiri - Creator of Pokemon.
- Shigesato Itoi - Creator of Earthbound series.
- Masahiro Sakurai - Creator of Kirby, and Super Smash Bros.
- Ryuta Kawashima - Creator of Brain Age series.
- Masayuki Uemura - Designer of the Famicom/Nintendo Entertainment System.
- Gunpei Yokoi (deceased) - Creator of Game & Watch, Game Boy, Virtual Boy.
- Leslie Swan - Nintendo Treehouse manager, translator.
- William Trinen - Nintendo Treehouse manager, translator.
- Nate Bihldorff - Nintendo Treehouse manager, translator.
- Charles Martinet - Voice of Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, the Baby Mario & luigi, 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 Kain from the Fire Emblem series.
- Scott Burns - Voice of Bowser.