Sir Jonathan Ive wins British Visionary Innovator award for 2012
Sir Jonathan Ive has won the British Visionary Innovator 2012 award organised by the Intellectual Property Office. The award comes after the competition was open for seven days and allowed the public to vote for their most innovative person of 2012.
After a week of voting, you have chosen Sir Jonathan Ive as your favourite British Visionary Innovator for 2012. He received 46.6% of your votes, making him the clear favourite amongst a list of other hugely talented, creative and innovative people.
Ive easily beat out fellow innovators like Sir Tim Berners-Lee who invented the web and James Goodfellow who invented the the cash-point machine and pin number technology. Ive's is certainly starting to gain recognition for his amazing talents. He has already received awards for the Most Influential Person on British Culture by the BBC, Inventor of the decade by The Guardian and of course he was knighted in 2012.
Source: Intellectual Property Office