Pixar, Inc.

Steve Jobs and his Pixar team

Steve Jobs (center) poses with the executive team at Pixar, the animation company, before its sale to Disney in 2006. From left to right: Edwin Catmull (Executive VP, CTO), Steve Jobs (Chairman and CEO), and John Lasseter, (VP Creative). Disney paid a tidy $7.4 billion for Pixar. Steve Jobs was born in 1955, so he turned 51 the year of the sale.

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