john sculley

  • Steve Jobs Still Casts Long Shadow At Web Summit

    Steve Jobs Still Casts Long Shadow At Web Summit

    I spent this past week in Dublin at Web Summit, and I couldn’t help but notice, we are still fascinated, dare I say obsessed with the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs more than three years after his death. If you knew the man or even had a meeting with him back in the day, interviewers wanted to hear about it. Heck, even TechCrunch got into it this week with a retrospective of… Read More

  • Tony Hsieh Explains Why He Sold Zappos To Amazon Under Pressure From Sequoia

    There’s an interesting article up on that reveals interesting tidbits about the backstory to the 2009 acquisition of online shoes and clothing retailer Zappos by Amazon for roughly $1.2 billion in stock. The article is actually adapted from Zappos co-founder and CEO Tony Hsieh‘s new book, Delivering Happiness, while Purpose. Inc. senior writer Max Chafkin contributed… Read More