Tony Fadell

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Tony Fadell

Name: Anthony M. "Tony" Fadell

Born: March 22, 1969

Computer-related contributions

  • Designer, inventor, entrepreneur, and angel investor.
  • Known as "one of the fathers of the iPod".
  • Former Senior Vice President of the iPod Division at Apple Inc.
  • Founder of Nest Labs, maker of the Nest Learning Thermostat.

Honors and awards

  • CNBC's Top 50 Disruptors (2013).
  • Business Insider's Top 75 Designers in Technology (2013).
  • Alva Award, honoring him as 'the next great serial inventor' (2012).
  • Vanity Fair's Next Establishment list (2012).