He tops a list that includes Gates, Bezos, Page, Brin, Schultz and Zuckerberg
“Though he could be abusive and mean-spirited to people who threw themselves into their work on his behalf, Steve Jobs has been our generation’s quintessential entrepreneur. Visionary. Inspiring. Brilliant. Mercurial.”
So writes Fortune‘s John Byrne in the entry that named Apple’s (AAPL) Steve Jobs the “greatest entrepreneur of our time,” ahead of the founders of Microsoft (MSFT), Amazon (AMZN), Google (GOOG), Starbucks (SBUX) and Facebook.
The editors of the magazine (which hosts this blog) seemed particularly impressed with Jobs’ disdain of focus groups and market research:
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