SV boss Bill Campbell dies

Long-time Silicon Valley management icon Bill Campbell has died.

Campbell, who was 75, left a job coaching sports at Columbia University to go into marketing, leading Intuit and serving as an adviser to Apple and Google.

A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Campbell spent time with Kodak and Apple before becoming the CEO of Intuit. In the late 1990s, he was a director at Apple advising Steve Jobs. Later he would serve the same role for Google, joining the board of directors in Mountain View. ®




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