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John Sculley Reveals How Bill Gates and Steve Jobs Completely Changed His Views on Business

John Sculley is the former CEO of Apple Computers who was hired by Steve Jobs in 1983. He’s best known as the man who ousted Steve Jobs From Apple in 1985. From there up until Jobs’ death, both men never repaired their relationship.

While Sculley at the time was hired for his experience, it appears that he was able to learn a few things from two young and rising tech titans at the time. He told Quarts in a newly released interview:

Former Apple CEO’s New Smartphones Mock Apple, Steve Jobs

Today, John Sculley, Apple’s CEO from 1983 to 1993, unveiled two new Android smartphones developed by his company, Obi Worldphone.

Sculley is well-known for being the Apple CEO who “fired” Steve Jobs from his own company after the release of the Macintosh the year before, leading to what Jobs called one the most “devastating” periods of his life. Of course, Jobs went on to found NeXt, which then led to “one of the most creative periods” of the late tech-titan’s life.