Steve was among the greatest of American innovators - brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it.
- President Obama
He not only gave me a lot of personal advice and encouragement, he showed all of us how innovation can change lives."
- Jerry Yang, Yahoo! co-founder
For those of us lucky enough to get to work with him, it's been an insanely great honor.
- Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder
Steve, thank you for being a mentor and a friend. Thanks for showing that what you build can change the world. I will miss you.
- Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder
Steve was such an 'original,' with a thoroughly creative, imaginative mind that defined an era. Despite all he accomplished, it feels like he was just getting started.
- Bob Iger, Walt Disney CEO