Michael Kelbaugh

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Risa Tabata (left), Kensuke Tanabe (center), and Michael Kelbaugh (right)
Michael Kelbaugh (right), with Kensuke Tanabe (center) and Risa Tabata

Micheal Kelbaugh is the current president of Retro Studios and a long-time employee of Nintendo. Prior to joining the company, Kelbaugh worked in communications at the United States Navy's Special Warfare Command.[1]

Kelbaugh worked as the head of Nintendo of America's quality assurance department for many years before being appointed as Retro Studios's president on April 11 2003,[2] replacing Steve Barcia.

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  1. ^ Micheal Kelbaugh's Linkedin profile (Retrieved October 22, 2014)
  2. ^ Wade, Kenneth. A Retrospective: The Story of Retro Studios (December 17 2004), IGN/Nsider (Retrieved October 22, 2014)

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