Tony Fadell "Father of the ipod"~Anthony M. Fadell

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  • he was born in the year of 1969
  • he graduated from the University of Michigan as a computer science engeineer.
  • He invented the ipod
  • ´╗┐Was the Senior Vice President of the ipod Division at Apple Inc.
  • "On November 4, 2008, Apple announced Fadell is stepping down as Senior Vice President but will remain with the company as an adviser to CEO Steve Jobs." During the 1990s, Fadell started his own company called Fuse to develop the "Dell of the Consumer Electronics."
  • He started doing work for Apple Febuary 2001.
  • He was a contracter designing the ipod.
  • March 31st, 2006- he replaced the old vice president.



One of the devices he had in mind was a small hard disk-based music player. Fuse failed, however, to find a second round of funding, and Fadell started exploring developing the product at other companies. He first approached RealNetworks in 2000 but left after only six weeks. The second company he approached was Apple.
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bibliography:"On November 4, 2008, Apple announced Fadell is stepping down as Senior Vice President but will remain with the company as an adviser to CEO Steve Jobs." ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Fadell )
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