Steve Jobs named as 'CEO of the Decade' by Fortune magazine

"It's often noted that he's a showman, a born salesman, a magician who creates a famed reality-distortion field, a tyrannical perfectionist." "It's totally accurate, of course, and descriptions contribute to his legend." For his role in turning Apple into a groundbreaking technology leader and most valuable company in Silicon Valley, Fortune Magazine has named Steve […]

"It's often noted that he's a showman, a born salesman, a magician who creates a famed reality-distortion field, a tyrannical perfectionist." "It's totally accurate, of course, and descriptions contribute to his legend." For his role in turning Apple into a groundbreaking technology leader and most valuable company in Silicon Valley, Fortune Magazine has named Steve Jobs its "CEO of the Decade." Since 2000, when Apple was worth about $5 billion, company has delivered record quarter after record quarter. Today, Apple’s worth about $170 billion, making it slightly more valuable than Google. Jobs' decade, Fortune noted, actually began in 1997, when he returned to company he helped to create. Under his watch, company debuted iMac, its modern all-in-one desktop computer, and iPod, which became standard-bearer for portable media market. Article suggests that Apple's inevitable future after Jobs’ll be strong, because he has recruited people who’ve been "trained to think like Steve." But with CEO's return to company this summer, there’s no indication that Jobs intends to leave Apple anytime soon.

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