1. Disney CEO Bob Iger, Who Took Over Steve Jobs’ Seat, Resigns From Apple’s Board

    Disney CEO Bob Iger, Who Took Over Steve Jobs’ Seat, Resigns From Apple’s Board

    Disney CEO Bob Iger resigned from Apple’s board of directors earlier this week, Apple noted in a SEC filing the company made Friday.

    The timing of Iger's departure from Apple's board comes as both the tech giant and the entertainment monolith both prepare to launch video streaming services this fall. The services, named Apple TV Plus and Disney Plus, appear to be in direct competition in the streaming video market...

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    1. It has been an extraordinary privilege to have served on the Apple board for 8 years, and I have the utmost respect for Tim Cook, his team at Apple, and for my fellow board members.
    2. Before he died in 2011, Jobs requested that Iger replace him on the Apple board once he was gone—a position the CEO of Disney holds to this day.
    3. Occasionally we would stand in front of a whiteboard and talk about ideas.
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