Six months after Mark Papermaster accepted a key leadership role at Apple, he has finally started leading the group developing future iPhones and iPods.
Papermaster's first official day was Friday. His title is senior vice president of Devices Hardware Engineering, and he reports directly to CEO Steve Jobs. Papermaster replaced Tony Fadell as the leader of the hardware design of Apple's mobile computers, while Scott Forstall is still in charge of the software development that runs on those devices.
Apple had to fight with Papermaster's former employer, IBM, in order to get him into the fold. IBM … Read more