Friday, January 27, 2006

Pixar, Disney and Steve Jobs

Comments from an article published in the Financial Times newspaper;

Pixar's meteoric rise from an initial $10m investment by the Apple Chief Steve Jobs to a $7.4bn takeover offer from Walt Disney highlighted the lucrative nature of the business of animation.
Joshua Chaffin (FT)

Steve Jobs has become a director at Disney while also becoming the companies biggest individual shareholder, but is not expected to take on any more formal role.
Richard Waters (FT)

Bob Iger, Disney's CEO, has explained his vision as using new technology to find new ways to distribute the company's content, and also to improve that content.Richard Waters (FT)

2 comments:

Bobby Chiu said...

this is definitely one of the hot topics this year

andrea said...

The minute I saw Miss Piggy I smiled. You definitely nailed the topic of glamour! PS I also just discovered Pandora. Fantastic idea, isn't it?