That's "Sir Jonathan Ive" to you.
Apple’s longtime conduct of industrial pattern has won nonetheless an additional prestigious award. As partial of a World Intellectual Property Day celebration, Britain’s Intellectual Property Office has since Jony Ive a pretension of British Visionary Innovator for 2012. The endowment is since “ to applaud people who have completed substantial success or grown innovative products, services or designs.”
Ive won with scarcely half of a votes, while Sir Tim Berners-Lee (inventor of a internet) came in second place. The London-born Apple engineer has been called “Most Influential Person upon British Culture” by a BBC, “Product Designer of a Year” by GQ UK, as well as a second “Most Powerful Person in Technology” by Forbes. He binds scarcely 600 pattern patents as well as has even been knighted by a Queen of England twice.
Since he assimilated Apple in 1997, Ive has overseen a pattern of products similar to the iMac, MacBook, MacBook Air, Mac Pro, iPod, iPhone, as well as iPad.
[via Macworld UK]