The man the Legend. There hangs the wallpaper of Steve Jobs in my room that claims “God of Technology” and Today He makes every fan, prouder. Today, Steve Jobs is declared by Forune as the CEO of the Decade.
Love him or hate him, he’s the one man who changed the face of a company that changed the face of the Industry. The company proved that it is 100% Immune to Recession. Under his helm, Apple defined the portable music player market with the iPod, has shaken up the mobile industry with the iPhone (with 100, 000Apps, Billion Downloads), rocked the retail music business with iTunes and re-invented the computing business with OS X in a way that the PC business – with less than 10 percent of market share.
“Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish” – Steve Jobs
Add to that the brilliant marketing behind Apple Adjectives, Awesome, brilliant, flawless; The customers are loyal having the highest user-satisfaction for each product in the industry. People call him the Cult of Apple, Cult of Technology and what not.
As per the Fortune Editor, Adam Lashinsky:
How’s this for a gripping corporate story line: Youthful founder gets booted from his company in the 1980s, returns in the 1990s, and in the following decade survives two brushes with death, one securities-law scandal, an also-ran product lineup, and his own often unpleasant demeanor to become the dominant personality in four distinct industries, a billionaire many times over, and CEO of the most valuable company in Silicon Valley. Sound too far-fetched to be true? Perhaps. Yet it happens to be the real-life story of Steve Jobs and his outsize impact on everything he touches.
There is a video too that you can watch here.
One cannot deny that the manner in which Apple conducts business has been highly effective at not only increasing sales and broadening the company’s portfolio but also setting trends, creating buzz and putting out top-notch products again and again and again.
We congratulate Steve Jobs for a strong decade, and Hope for a stronger one next time.
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