Key People in Steve Jobs's Life

Discover the people who mattered in Steve Jobs's life: colleagues, business partners, family, friends and foes.

Al Gore

Apple Board Member, US Vice President

Apple 2.0 Friends

Alan Kay

Computer pioneer, early Apple contributor

Mentors Early Apple

Alvy Ray Smith

Pixar co-founder, computer animation pioneer

Pixar

Andy Grove

Intel CEO, mentor

Mentors

Andy Hertzfeld

Software engineer, original Mac team

Early Apple

Art Levinson

Apple Board Member, Genentech CEO

Apple 2.0

Bill Atkinson

Software pioneer, original Lisa and Mac team member

Early Apple Friends

Bill Campbell

Apple Board Member, mentor

Mentors Early Apple Apple 2.0 Friends

Bill Fernandez

High school friend, early Apple employee

Early Apple Friends

Bill Gates

All-time nemesis, Microsoft co-founder

Early Apple Apple 2.0

Bob Iger

Walt Disney Company CEO

Pixar

Bono

Rock star, personal friend

Apple 2.0 Friends

Chrisann Brennan

High school girlfriend, mother of Lisa

Close ones

Christina "Tina" Redse

Ex-girlfriend, declined Steve's proposal

Close ones

Dan Kottke

College friend, early Apple employee

Early Apple Friends

Ed Catmull

Pixar co-founder, computer animation pioneer

Pixar Friends

Eddy Cue

Apple SVP of iTunes, Services

Apple 2.0

Erin Jobs

Second daughter

Close ones

Eve Jobs

Third daughter, youngest child

Close ones

Gil Amelio

Apple CEO, brought back Steve

Apple 2.0

Jean-Louis Gassée

Early Apple VP, founder of Be Inc.

Early Apple

Jef Raskin

Software pioneer, started Mac project

Early Apple

Jeffrey Katzenberg

Walt Disney Company executive

Pixar

John Couch

Apple exec, Head of the Lisa project

Early Apple

John Doerr

Venture capitalist

Early Apple Apple 2.0

John Lasseter

Computer animator, early Pixar employee

Pixar Friends

John Sculley

Apple CEO hired by Steve

Mentors Early Apple

John Warnock

Adobe co-founder

Mentors

Jony Ive

Apple SVP of Industrial Design

Apple 2.0 Friends

Katie Cotton

Head of PR at Apple

Apple 2.0

Kobun Chino Otogowa

Zen guru

Mentors

Larry Ellison

Oracle co-founder

Apple 2.0 Friends

Laurene Powell-Jobs

Wife

Close ones

Lee Clow

Advertising art director, TBWA\MAL

Early Apple Apple 2.0 Friends

Lisa Brennan-Jobs

First daughter and oldest child

Close ones

Michael "Scotty" Scott

First Apple CEO

Early Apple

Michael Eisner

Walt Disney Company CEO

Pixar

Mike Markkula

Early Apple investor, long-time chairman

Mentors Early Apple

Mona Simpson

Biological sister, connected with Steve at 30

Close ones

Nolan Bushnell

Atari founder, Steve's only manager ever

Mentors

Paul Jobs

Steve's adoptive father

Close ones

Reed Jobs

First and only son

Close ones

Regis McKenna

Advertising guru

Mentors Early Apple

Ron Johnson

Apple SVP of Retail

Apple 2.0

Stephen Wozniak

Apple co-founder, Apple II creator

Early Apple Friends

Tim Cook

Steve's successor, Apple COO and current CEO

Apple 2.0

Tony Fadell

Apple SVP of iPod, father of the iPod

Apple 2.0