Steve Jobs was co-founder, chairman and CEO of Apple. He oversaw the development of the iMac, iTunes, iPod, iPhone and iPad, as well as the iTunes and App stores.
Jobs left Apple in 1985 to found NeXT, a computer platform development company. He returned to Apple in 1996 as an adviser and interim CEO, leading the company from near bankruptcy to profitability.
Steve Jobs also co-founded and served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios. When Disney acquired Pixar in 2006, Jobs joined the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company.
Jobs died October 5, 2011 after battling pancreatic cancer.