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Anthony M. "Tony" Fadell (born 22 March 1969 (age 44)) is an 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 the "father of the iPod" for his work on the first 18 generations of Apple's music player and the first three generations of the iPhone.[1] In May 2010, he founded Nest Labs, which announced its first product, the Nest Learning Thermostat, in October 2011.[2]

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.[3]

Anthony M. “Tony” Fadell

Created iPod