Steve Jobs 1955 - 2011

And so it goes. I don’t have any deeply personal stories of how Steve affected my life. I didn’t know the man other than through his work — and I’m sure that Steve lived out his life blissfully unaware of my existence. And that’s how it should be.

What I did share with Steve was a vision. It’s the vision that lies at the heart of every Apple product that Steve had a hand in — that technology should serve to empower people to do and create the things they love. That vision is what drew me to my first Macintosh computer and it ultimately secured me as a life-long Apple customer. I try, every day to incorporate that vision into the things I do.

For that vision, and for the drive to carry it out Steve Jobs will always have my thanks and respect.

— Created on my iPad