|Age||42 YEARS OLD|
|Education||Kyushu Institute of Technology|
|Known for||Founder and majority owner of the smartphone-game maker Colopl|
Baba joined KLab in 2003 and briefly worked at GREE starting in 2007. However, even while working full-time at start-up companies, he had been developing mobile game applications and websites as a side Business since his university days.
He founded Colopl in 2008 as a developer and owns 59% of the company. Colopl has five of the largest-grossing apps for Android smartphones, including Professional Baseball PRIDE, Treasure Trove Detective and Dino Dominion.
According to Forbes, he had an estimated net worth of $1.9 billion as of December 2014.