Over the years, Steve Jobs was a big part of the annual D:All Things Digital conference and his presence at the recent D10 was sorely missed. In one long sit-down session, both Pixar President Dr. Ed Catmull and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison talk candidly about their interactions with Jobs and his influence on technology.
In one part of the interview, Ellison focuses on Jobs’s cutting personality and how that led to his removal from Apple in the early days of the company. Ellison called this removal “an incredible mistake” and said it influences how young CEOs do business today.
In another clip from the interview, Catmull, who worked with Jobs at Pixar, and Ellison reflect on their 25+ years of friendship with the Apple founder. This clip is filled with insight into Job’s personality and leadership skills.
Pixar president Dr. Ed Catmull, Oracle’s Larry Ellison discuss Steve Jobs originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Fri, 01 Jun 2012 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.