Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple. He will now act as the Chairman of the board, and Tim Cook will be the new CEO.
To the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community:
I hereby resign as CEO of Apple. I would like to serve, if the Board sees fit, as Chairman of the Board, director and Apple employee.
As far as my successor goes, I strongly recommend that we execute our succession plan and name Tim Cook as CEO of Apple.
I believe Apple’s brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it. And I look forward to watching and contributing to its success in a new role.
I have made some of the best friends of my life at Apple, and I thank you all for the many years of being able to work alongside you.
Here’s a compilation of the best articles on the web about Steve Jobs.
Truly a legend. Steve Jobs, you will be missed.
Note: The official biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson is coming out soon. Read it.