Paul Deneve was quoted in the Wallpaper story so he probably was involved. He's listed on Apple's website as VP of "special projects". I'm guessing these are the type of special projects he's working on.
Right because Unbox Therapy is the expert in materials science. This guy is just looking for more YouTube hits. Just this morning on Twitter he was bragging about his "bendgate" video being the 4th most viewed on Twitter last year.