Meet Apple's Aces: The All-Stars Behind Apple

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Jonathan Ive, Senior VP of Industrial Design

As the story goes, Jonathan Ive started at Apple in 1992, after an impressive career in the UK design scene. But it wasn't until the return of Steve Jobs in 1997, when Jobs decided design would be a major part of Apple's new strategy, that Ive rose to the top of the ranks. The two were incredibly close friends, even described in Walter Isaacson's new Jobs biography as "soul mates".