CNBC has chosen Steve Jobs to crown its list of 25 entrepreneurs and cultural icons who have most profoundly influenced the world over the past quarter century.

According to CNBC, the list, chosen as part of the network’s 25th anniversary celebration, consists of “people who have had the most influence, have sparked the most changes and have created the most disruption in business” since its launch in 1989. . “Pioneer. Innovator. Tastemaker. Genius. Steve Jobs transformed the way we think about technology – and the apple, ”CNBC said about Jobs,“ Growing up in Silicon Valley, Jobs became the weirdest fusion of engineering and hippie cultures in California. ”

Jobs is one of a number of tech veterans on the list, which also includes Bill Gates (Microsoft), Sergey Brin, Larry Page and Eric Schmidt (Google); Jeff Bezos (Amazon); Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook). This is just one of many accolades to Jobs since his death in 2011, the US Postal Service has announced plans to produce Jobs on a collectible postage stamp due out in 2015.


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