President Biden has announced he will posthumously award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Steve Jobs.
Jobs’ legacy in Silicon Valley is a thing of legend. He co-founded Apple, was ousted from the company, founded NeXT, bought Pixar, and eventually made a triumphant return to Apple. Under his leadership, the company went from being on the verge of bankruptcy to the powerhouse we know today.
President Biden award the Medal of Freedom in recognition of Jobs’ many accomplishments and the impact he had on so many industries.
Steve Jobs (d. 2011) was the co-founder, chief executive, and chair of Apple, Inc., CEO of Pixar and held a leading role at the Walt Disney Company. His vision, imagination and creativity led to inventions that have, and continue to, change the way the world communicates, as well as transforming the computer, music, film and wireless industries.