There is a famous photo from 1983, just before the launch of the Macintosh, of Steve Jobs in New York, standing under an IBM sign and gleefully giving it the finger. It's a great image, and a reminder of Apple's rambunctious early spirit. But by the time I was there, 30 years later, Apple was moving from a consumer-only focus to one that increasingly included the enterprise.Read More
When I left Apple to join Scrollmotion, the software company where I am now CEO, I left a lot of things behind. But one thing I brought with me--very intentionally--was the Apple obsession with consistent messaging. Lots of people talk about Apple's culture of secrecy, but this control-freakish tendency isn't just about IP. It's largely about brand.Read More
"Oh, you're the Apple guy! You must know everything!"
That was the (unspoken) attitude that seemed to be everywhere when I walked in the door here at Scrollmotion, an 8-year-old "startup" I joined 18 months ago as CTO.