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

    … The Google Glass experiment as we know it is coming to a close, as reports surface that the company will no longer be selling the current iteration of its smart glasses. However, future versions of the product may be developed by a different division — Google says its still committed to getting a model of smart glasses out there as a consumer…

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

    …., self-driving cars, internet access balloons, and so forth). Going forward, Google says Glass will operate on its own. As The Verge and others are reporting, Ivy Ross will continue to lead Google Glass’ daily operations, but Nest’s Tony Fadell will take over the Glass project. The Wall Street Journal reports that the successful Glass At Work program…

    Matt Mcgee/ Marketing Landin Google- 13 readers -
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