Having co-founded Apple in 1976, Jobs left the company in 1985, shortly after introducing the Macintosh in 1984, amid boardroom wrangling.
Jobs returned to the corporation in 1997, and has lead the company through nothing short of a revolution, taking Apple from being a floundering tech company to, at one point earlier this month, its position as the most valuable company in the world.
We chart some of the defining moments in Apple's history, through the presentations and appearances of one of the modern era's most visionary company chief executives.
Steve Jobs preps for one of his first TV appearances in 1980
Steve Jobs gives an Apple keynote speech in 1983
Steve Jobs introduces the Macintosh in 1984
Steve Jobs' first 100 days of Apple Macintosh address
Jobs introduces the iMac in 1998
Jobs introduces the iPod in 2001
Jobs introduces the iPhone 2007
Jobs introduces iPad in 2010
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