Jony Ive Leaves Apple to Start His Own Company

His first client? Apple

His departure comes months after Apple's head of retail, Angela Ahrendts, left. Getty Images

Jony Ive, Apple’s chief design officer known for leading many of the technology company’s pioneer products, from the Mac to the iPhone, is leaving the company.

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@itstheannmarie Ann-Marie Alcántara is a tech reporter for Adweek, focusing on direct-to-consumer brands and ecommerce.