During an hour long interview and Q&A session at LinkedIn headquarters with "Inside Apple" author Adam Lashinsky, Fortune's Phillip Elmer-DeWitt pointed us to an ex-employee who had read Lashinky's book and was in a position to comment on how accurately it portrays life Inside Apple.
"Inside Apple reveals the secret systems, tactics and leadership strategies that allowed Steve Jobs and his company to churn out hit after hit and inspire a cult-like following for its products."
From the Q&A at LinkedIn headquarters"
"Lashinsky's interrogator -- who worked six years at Apple -- had us until he suggested that CEO Tim Cook possessed "so much charisma he could certainly be our next President." Of the U.S.?"
If you have time, watch the full 50-minute interview and Q&A, conducted by LinkedIn executive editor Dan Roth, (third embedd belwo) -- first two are the short clips:
inDay Speaker Series with Adam Lashinsky: