September 16, 1997

On September 16, 1997, Apple Computer Inc., named co-founder Steve Jobs as the interim CEO. He immediately ran out and had a black and white head shot taken that showed him looking intently at the camera while wearing a black turtleneck shirt. This became the uniform of choice for techno-venture-capitalists of the late 1990s and early 2000s.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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