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SVP, Design at Apple
Northumbria University

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London born designer Jonathan Ive is the Senior Vice President of Industrial Design at Apple, reporting directly to the CEO.

Since 1996 he has been responsible for leading a design team widely regarded as one of the world’s best.

Recognized with numerous design awards, Apple products are featured in the permanent collections of museums worldwide including MOMA in New York and the Pompidou in Paris.

He is known for being the Principal Designer of the iMac, Powerbook, MacBook, iPod, iPhone and iPad.

Ive holds a Bachelor of Arts and an Honorary Doctorate from Newcastle Polytechnic.

In 2003 he was named Designer of the Year by the Design Museum London and awarded the title Royal Designer for Industry by The Royal Society of Arts.

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