Number 15: Apple’s Isabel Mahe
She was just like you. She was a girl with dreams. Now, Isabel Mahe, is Apple’s vice president, wireless technologies. She runs an enormous team of engineers who handle the wireless technologies embedded into various Apple’s products. Apple’s products are loaded with wireless features including WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC chips and its own home-grown tech.
Mahe was recruited by former Apple exec Scott Forstall and the company’s late CEO Steve Jobs back in 2008, poached from then-hot mobile device company Palm, and she has a number of patents to her name.
She also serves as an industry advisor for UC Berkeley and an advisor for the Silicon Valley China Wireless Technology Association.
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