“Perhaps this rumor started because I’ve been interviewing folks for a President/COO slot to help us keep up with the growth. I am NOT giving up my CEO slot EVER. I have a Steve Jobs/Larry Ellison approach to these things: I’m in charge. Forever. End of discussion. I’m not here to screen share.”
Mahalo CEO Jason Calacanis, forgetting Jobs’s decade in the wilderness as he responded to gossip about his tenure at the question-and-answers site, Calacanis.com, 16 March 2010.