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Steve Jobs as a Keynote Speaker

In late August, Steve Jobs made headlines around the world when he announced his resignation as Apple’s CEO due to health reasons. It was a great opportunity for everyone to step back and take a longer look at his lifetime of fantastic achievement in the business of information technology and consumer electronics. From 1977 Apple II, one of the first personal computers in history, to breaking new ground in 2010 with iPad, a tablet computer, Jobs’ contribution has been revolutionary. He is often said to play in a league of his own, which is true in many ways, but the fact is that all successful businesses based on innovation need to have their own visionary Steve Jobs. He also made history as a passionate keynote speaker and his performance at a commencement speech at Stanford remains a classic example of how to talk to to make an impact.

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