iPod chief leaves as IBM executive joins Apple as Device Engineer

Wed, Nov 5, 2008


MacRumors is reporting that Tony Fadell, long credited as the ‘father’ of the iPod, has recently left Apple to spend more time with his family.  In a related story, Mark Papermaster, the high profile processor design expert from I.B.M, will be hired to replace Fadell and will join Apple as a device engineer.

The New York Times has the full story here.



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