one of the founders of Apple Computer, and key sponsor of the Apple Macintosh
known for his Reality Distortion Field
pushed out of Apple by John Sculley in 1985. Left and started NeXT.
Brought back as "advisor" when Apple bought NeXT in 1996(?). Became "interim CEO" in 1997.
Aug24'2011: resigned as CEO of Apple (becomes Chairman). Tim Cook to replace him.