Scott Forstall was in charge of building iPhone OS, now iOS, for Apple and Steve Jobs. By all accounts, he had a singular ability to distil down a myriad of options to a few he knew, at least one of, Jobs would approve. That skill alone made him invaluable to everyone else working on the the Purple Experience Project.
Now, 10 years after the launch of the original iPhone, and almost five years after leaving Apple, Forstall is sitting down to talk about the creation of one of the most culturally significant objects of our time. And he's doing it at the Computer History Museum:
Tickets are sold out, alas, but no doubt the stories they share will echo across the community and the industry. And, hopefully, willl be preserved for posterity.
Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.
Hey Scott, Apple needs you back.
Couldn't agree more than with this comment. Scott is a brilliant mind.
Get the best of iMore in in your inbox, every day!
Thank you for signing up to iMore. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.