Saying itis been "a year of challenge and triumph for the man behind the iPod," Apple Computer Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs was picked among a handful of iPeople who matteredi in 2004 by Time magazine.
The magazineis editors picked Mr. Jobs for his personal challenges in 2004 after successful surgey to remove a rare form of pancreatic cancer and at the same time oversee both Apple and Pixar to successful financial bottom lines.
The choice was part of Timeis Person of the Year issue, released Sunday. Mr. Jobs was the only person named to the list of 19 associated with a high tech company. Among others on the list included Martha Stewart, basketball star Kobe Bryant, six-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong, and Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass.