8/31/1940 - 4/18/2016
Remembering the life, death and legacy of entrepreneur Bill Campbell
Bill Campbell, a mentor to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and other Silicon Valley CEOs, has died, according to The Associated Press. He was 75.
His death Monday was confirmed by the venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, which spoke on behalf of the Campbell family.
He was not widely known outside of Silicon Valley, but his leadership skills left a significant impact on the world from his work with Apple and Google to Amazon, Intuit, and many startups.