Over the years, Steve Jobs was a big part of the annual D, the annual conference organized by All Things Digital. This year, his presence at the recent D10 was sorely missed.
In one long sit-down session, both Pixar President Dr. Ed Catmull and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison talked candidly about their interactions with Jobs and his influence on technology.
In one part of the interview, Ellison focused on Jobs’ personality. He described how Jobs’ cutting personality that led to his removal from Apple in the early days of the company. Ellison called this removal “an incredible mistake” and said it influences how young CEOs do business today.
In another clip from the interview, Catmull, who worked with Jobs at Pixar, and Ellison reflected on their friendship with the Apple co-founder, which was more than 25 years long. This clip alsos he’d light on Jobs’ personality and leadership skills.
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