#403: Tony Fadell — On Building the iPod, iPhone, Nest, and a Life of Curiosity
Tony Fadell started his career in Silicon Valley as an employee of General Magic, continued onto Apple to lead first the iPod, and later the iPhone projects, and eventually founded NEST, a company which sold to Google for $3.4B. On this podcast he shared stories from the old days, including how he forced his way into General Magic, how he learned to be a better manager, and the most important lesson that he learned from Steve Jobs. Tony also share the importance of taking time off, traveling with the family, and of course, talks about his latest venture. Take a listen, and if you find segments that resonate with you the most, perhaps consider helping with making some Smash Notes for it.