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Old 01-22-2011, 01:48 PM
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Steve Jobs
Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Age 55. Currently on medical leave. The King of iPods was adopted by working-class couple; dropped out of Reed College when he couldn't pay tuition. Founded Apple in parents' garage. Fired after power struggle with chief John Sculley 1985. Started Pixar; credited with computer-animated blockbusters Toy Story, Finding Nemo. Returned to Apple in 1996, created iPod. In September added movies to the iTunes store and previewed iTV, which streams movies from computer to TV. Diagnosed with pancreatic cancer 2004 and is said to be in full recovery.
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