People who inspired Steve Jobs

Published On: Oct 06 2011 08:32:18 AM PDT

Just as Steve Jobs inspired others, there were people who served as inspiration for Apple's co-founder and visionary. Take a look at some of his influences.

Wayne Gretzky 2010
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During his keynote speech at the Macworld Conference and Expo in January 2007, Jobs professed love for a quote from hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, saying, "There's an old Wayne Gretzky quote that I love. 'I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.' And we've always tried to do that at Apple. Since the very very beginning. And we always will."

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