Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 09:00 am PT (12:00 pm ET)
Bloomberg to profile Steve Jobs in one-hour TV special this ThursdayApple chief executive Steve Jobs will be the subject of a TV special that will air on Bloomberg television this week, tracing the Silicon Valley superstar from his days as a college dropout through his leadership role in the most remarkable turnaround in corporate history.
The segment is one of eleven original episodes that Bloomberg plans to air now through January 2011 as part of its new documentary series "Bloomberg Game Changers," which will also profile the likes of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Biz Stone and Evan Williams of Twitter, and Oracle co-founder and close personal friend of Jobs, Larry Ellison.
Scheduled to air at 9:00 pm ET Thursday, October 14th, the feature on Jobs will focus on the "the many layers of the intensely private" luminary, from his style of leadership and management to his creative process.
In an email to AppleInsider, Bloomberg said the special will trace Jobs from his start-up years in the family garage to his recent transplant surgery and release of the revolutionary iPad, examining his early success and subsequent exile from Apple, his failure at NeXT, his redemption at Pixar and his triumphant return to the company he created.
The hour-long documentary will featuring interviews with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak; former Apple CEO John Scully; journalist turned venture capitalist Michael Moritz; Dreamworks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg; former Apple "Mac Evangelist" and Silicon Valley entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki and technology journalist and former Apple employee, Robert X Cringely.
Readers can locate a Bloomberg TV station in their area using this link. A preview of the broadcast is also embedded, above.
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