Jon Rubinstein

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Jonathan J. "Jon" Rubinstein (born October 1956) is an American computer scientist and electrical engineer who played an instrumental role in the development of the iMac and iPod, the portable music and video device first sold by Apple Computer Inc. in 2001.
As ordered by CEO Steve Jobs, Apple's hardware engineering chief Jon Rubinstein assembled a team of engineers to design the iPod line, including hardware engineers Tony Fadell and Michael Dhuey, and design engineer Sir Jonathan Ive.

Amazon (company)

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He is a director of Amazon.com.
Jon Rubinstein, former Chairman, and CEO, Palm, Inc.

Palm, Inc.

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He became executive chairman of the board at Palm, Inc., after private equity firm Elevation Partners completed a significant investment in the handheld manufacturer in October 2007.
In July 2011, as part of a reorganization, WebOS head Jon Rubinstein was demoted from senior vice president to a "product innovation role", and replaced by Steven DeWitt, head of HP's North American consumer PC unit.

Horace Mann School

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He is a graduate of the Horace Mann School, class of 1974.
Jon Rubinstein, computer scientist and electrical engineer. A primary co-creator of the iPod and iMac

Bridgewater Associates

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From March 2016 to March 2017, Rubinstein served as co-CEO of investment firm Bridgewater Associates.
In 2016, Bridgewater had removed Greg Jensen as co-CEO and hired Jon Rubinstein instead.

Colorado State University

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He later earned a M.S. in computer science from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Jon Rubinstein, American computer scientist, helped create the iPod

Cornell University

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He went to college and graduate school at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., where he received a B.S. in electrical engineering in 1978 and a master’s in the same field a year later.
Thomas Midgley, Jr. ('11) invented Freon, Jon Rubinstein ('78) is credited with the development of the iPod, and Robert Tappan Morris developed the first computer worm on the Internet.

Megahertz myth

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Rubinstein and Apple popularised a term known as the Megahertz myth, to describe how the PowerPC architecture could not be compared to the Intel architecture simply on their clock speeds (the PowerPC CPUs, despite their lower clock speeds, were generally comparable to Intel CPUs of the era).
He then introduced senior hardware VP Jon Rubinstein who gave a tutorial describing how shorter pipelines gave better performance at half the clock rate.

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Less than one year later, it was announced that Rubinstein was leaving the company because he and Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio "mutually agree that he is not a cultural fit for Bridgewater".
Jon Rubinstein, co-CEO of the fund, was announced to step down with Dalio, but would retain an advisory role.

Tony Fadell

In October 2005, Apple announced that Rubinstein would be retiring on March 31, 2006, and he was succeeded as iPod chief by Tony Fadell.
He was promoted to vice president of iPod engineering in 2004 and on October 14, 2005, Apple announced that Fadell would replace the retiring Jon Rubinstein as Senior Vice President of the iPod Division on March 31, 2006.

Karen Richardson

Rubinstein is married to Karen Richardson, a technology-industry veteran who is currently on the board of BT Group plc.
She is married to Jon Rubinstein, former co-CEO of investment firm Bridgewater Associates; prior to that, Rubinstein had been executive chairman and CEO of Palm and former senior vice president of Apple Inc.'s iPod division.

Scientist

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Jonathan J. "Jon" Rubinstein (born October 1956) is an American computer scientist and electrical engineer who played an instrumental role in the development of the iMac and iPod, the portable music and video device first sold by Apple Computer Inc. in 2001.

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Jonathan J. "Jon" Rubinstein (born October 1956) is an American computer scientist and electrical engineer who played an instrumental role in the development of the iMac and iPod, the portable music and video device first sold by Apple Computer Inc. in 2001.

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Jonathan J. "Jon" Rubinstein (born October 1956) is an American computer scientist and electrical engineer who played an instrumental role in the development of the iMac and iPod, the portable music and video device first sold by Apple Computer Inc. in 2001.

Apple Inc.

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Jonathan J. "Jon" Rubinstein (born October 1956) is an American computer scientist and electrical engineer who played an instrumental role in the development of the iMac and iPod, the portable music and video device first sold by Apple Computer Inc. in 2001.

Private equity

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He became executive chairman of the board at Palm, Inc., after private equity firm Elevation Partners completed a significant investment in the handheld manufacturer in October 2007.

Elevation Partners

He became executive chairman of the board at Palm, Inc., after private equity firm Elevation Partners completed a significant investment in the handheld manufacturer in October 2007.

Hewlett-Packard

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Following Hewlett-Packard Co.'s purchase of Palm on July 1, 2010, Rubinstein became an executive at HP. On January 27, 2012, Rubinstein announced he had officially left HP.

National Academy of Engineering

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He has been elected to serve as a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Board of directors

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From May 2013 to May 2016, Rubinstein served on the board of directors of semiconductor company Qualcomm Inc.

Qualcomm

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From May 2013 to May 2016, Rubinstein served on the board of directors of semiconductor company Qualcomm Inc.

Ithaca, New York

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He went to college and graduate school at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., where he received a B.S. in electrical engineering in 1978 and a master’s in the same field a year later.

Electrical engineering

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He went to college and graduate school at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., where he received a B.S. in electrical engineering in 1978 and a master’s in the same field a year later.

Computer science

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He later earned a M.S. in computer science from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.