Name:Masayoshi KIKUCHI
Position:Head of 4th Development Divisional HQ
Company:SEGA Games Co., Ltd.

Joined SEGA in 1995 as a game designer for console games. After working as a game designer on the Panzer Dragoon series, he came up with the concept for Jet Set Radio for which he also directed. This game won the Game Spotlight Award in the very first Game Developers Choice Awards, and was nominated GOTY. He then transitioned to planning and producing Yakuza, creating 6 games in the series over a 6 year period. From 2012 onwards, he oversaw development for SEGA's mobile division where he has supervised multiple projects. 2019 saw the release of the latest title he produced, Revolve 8.