Satoru Iwata (Japanese: 岩田 聡, Hepburn: Iwata Satoru, December 6, 1959 – Julie 11, 2015) wis a Japanese video gemme programmer an businessman wha served as the fowert preses an chief executive officer (CEO) o Nintendo.

Satoru Iwata
Satoru Iwata presenting at the Game Developers Conference in 2011
Iwata at GDC 2011
Native name岩田 聡
Born6 December 1959(1959-12-06)
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Died11 Julie 2015(2015-07-11) (aged 55)
Kyoto, Japan
Cause o daith
Complications frae a bile duct tumor
NaitionalityJapanese
Alma materTokyo Institute o Technology
Notable wirk(s)EarthBound, Balloon Fight, Kirby, Pokémon, Super Smash Bros.
TitlePreses an CEO o Nintendo
Term2002–2015
PredecessorHiroshi Yamauchi
SuccessorTatsumi Kimishima
Hauf-marrae(s)Kayoko Iwata[1]

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  1. Boxer, Steve (July 14, 2015). "Satoru Iwata obituary". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Archived frae the oreeginal on July 15, 2015. Retrieved July 14, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)