Apple CEO Tim Cook remembers co-founder Steve Jobs on his 4th death anniversary

Tech 2 | Nash David

October 05, 2011. That was the day Steve Jobs died at the age of 56. A visionary, regarded by many. Followed whole heartedly by many. Ridiculed by some. But either way, he was someone who had the attention of most.

Four years later, Tim Cook remembered him in an email he wrote to Apple employees. The copy of the email is below:


Today marks four years since Steve passed away. On that day, the world lost a visionary. We at Apple lost a leader, a mentor, and many of us lost a dear friend.

Steve was a brilliant person, and his priorities were very simple. He loved his family above all, he loved Apple, and he loved the people with whom he worked so closely and achieved so much.
Each year since his passing, I have reminded everyone in the Apple community that we share the privilege and responsibility of continuing the work Steve loved so much.

What is his legacy? I see it all around us: An incredible team that embodies his spirit of innovation and creativity. The greatest products on earth, beloved by customers and empowering hundreds of millions of people around the world. Soaring achievements in technology and architecture. Experiences of surprise and delight. A company that only he could have built. A company with an intense determination to change the world for the better.
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