The late Maitani Yoshihisa (米谷美久) was a famous designer working for Olympus from the 1950s. He was born in 1933 and passed away July 30th 2009. He designed the original half frame Pen model, the Pen F half frame SLR, the OM 35mm SLR system and the XA ultra compact 35mm camera.
Maitani's fan page and OM history links no longer work.
- The name is given in the Japanese order, with family name followed by the given name.