Check the article link below for a Steve Jobs career synopsis
To be very clear, Jobs, while seriously ill, is very much alive. Extremely well-informed sources at Apple say he intends to remain involved in developing major future products and strategy and intends to be an active chairman of the board, even while new CEO Tim Cook runs the company day to day.
So, this is not an obituary. But his health is reported to be up and down, and even an active chairman isn’t the same as a CEO.
CEOs resign every day, so why is this departure so meaningful?