Tony Fadell

Anthony Michael "Tony" Fadell (born March 22, 1969) is a Lebanese American inventor, designer, entrepreneur, and angel investor. He served as the Senior Vice President of the iPod Division at Apple Inc., from March 2006 to November 2008 and is known as "one of the fathers of the iPod" for his work on the first generations of Apple's music player. In May 2010, he founded Nest Labs, which announced its first product, the Nest Learning Thermostat, in October 2011. Nest was acquired by Google in January 2014 for $3.2B.Fadell is an alumnus of Grosse Pointe South High School in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a BS in Computer Engineering in 1991.
Posts about Tony Fadell
  • Google Officially Stops Sales Of Google Glass

    … entity, lead by its current manager Ivy Ross. The team will report to Tony Fadell, CEO of Nest which was acquired by Google last year. Will the vague promise of a future for Glass do anything to quell the disappointment no doubt being experienced by Glass owners the world over? I doubt it, but why don’t you tell me. If you bought into Google Glass how do you feel about this news? Do you believe there really is a future for the product? …

    Matt Southern/ Search Engine Journalin Google- 8 readers -
  • Google Glass Is Dead? Google Glass Is Reborn? Yes. Both.

    … launch in Spring 2013. The device was initially sold only via invites, but opened up more widely last year to anyone in the US and UK who was willing to spend $1500 (USD) to become an Explorer and help Google publicly test the device. The Explorer program has been marred by several public incidents that put Explorers and the device itself in a bad…

    Matt Mcgee/ Marketing Landin Google- 12 readers -