Buried within that same speech from the Apple CEO was a story he related about Steve Jobs. It centered around how Jobs got him to quit the now-defunct (but booming at the time) computer maker Compaq to join a near-bankrupt Apple.
In 1998 Steve jobs convinced me to leave Compaq behind to join a company that was on the verge of bankruptcy. They made computers. But at that moment at least, people weren’t interested in buying them.
Steve had a plan to change things, and I wanted to be a part of it. He wasn’t just about the i-mac or the i-pod or everything that came after, he was about the values that brought these inventions to life.
The idea that putting powerful