Given the solemnity of the event and the intrusive curiosity of the media (a local news helicopter circled overhead),(AAPL) was understandable tight-lipped about who was among the hundreds who attended the private memorial for Steve Jobs, held Sunday at Stanford Memorial Church.
Some of the the attendees were (In alphabetical order):
● Tim Allen, actor
● Joan Baez, folksinger
● Bono, U2 frontman
● Bill Campbell, chairman of Intuit
● Bill Clinton, former President
● Ron Conway, founder of Angel Investors
● Tim Cook, Apple CEO
● Michael Dell, CEO of Dell
● Rahm Emanuel, mayor of Chicago
● Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle
● Scott Forstall, Apple senior vice president
● Stephen Fry, actor
● Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft
● Chuck Geschke, Adobe co-founder
● Al Gore, former Vice President
● John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Pixar
● Jon Miller, chief technical officer of News Corp.
● Rupert Murdoch, CEO of News Corp.
● Larry Page, CEO of Google
● Maria Shriver, former first lady of California
● Larry Sonsini, Silicon Valley attorney
● John Warnock, Adobe co-founder
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