After Steve Jobs: Apple's next CEO
cnn
18-Feb-2012 (one comment)

Title: Senior vice president, applications

The other non-native member of the team (he's Iranian), and yet another veteran of NeXT, he came to Apple with Jobs' return in September 1997. Although he's held several top positions at Apple -- including vice president and general manager of the Newton Group -- and reports directly to Jobs, Tamaddon probably has a lower profile than anybody else on the executive team. He's the only member without an bio on Apple's official web page, and as this went to press, the question "Where did Sina Tamaddon go to school" had still not elicited any replies on WikiAnswers.

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In China, Human Costs Are Built Into an iPad

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The explosion ripped through Building A5 on a Friday evening last May, an eruption of fire and noise that twisted metal pipes as if they were discarded straws.

“It is gross negligence, after an explosion occurs, not to realize that every factory should be inspected,” said Nicholas Ashford, the occupational safety expert, who is now at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. “If it were terribly difficult to deal with aluminum dust, I would understand. But do you know how easy dust is to control? It’s called ventilation. We solved this problem over a century ago.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/26/business/ieconomy-apples-ipad-and-the-human-costs-for-workers-in-china.html?pagewanted=all