Who's who at Apple
Sir Jonathan Ive (Senior VP, Industrial Design)
Who is he?
Perhaps the second most famous Appleite after Steve Jobs himself, British-born Jonathan Ive has received countless awards and titles, including numerous accolades for the being one of most influential Brits in technology and business. His OBE and KBE appointments have cemented his status as one of the top designers and innovators in the world.
Why he matters
Jonathan Ive's long list of iconic creations began with the iMac and continued with the iPod and iPhone. He holds over 400 design patents to his name alone. You only need to pick up an iPhone 4S to appreciate its beauty – and we're already drooling with anticipation for the iPad 3, the iPhone 5 and whatever other wonders he's cooking up in his secret design lab at Apple HQ.