Steve Jobs is a one-of-a-kind business icon and the company he cofounded has come to symbolize American innovation. What happens to Apple if Jobs doesn't return from his medical leave in June? Does it continue on its current highflying trajectory or fall apart at the seams? The answer may surprise you.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple CEO Steve Jobs had a liver transplant in Tennessee about two months ago, his recovery is going well, and he's expected to return to Apple at the end of June. But the big question is what will Jobs's role be when he returns? I don't think he'll remain CEO for long; here's why.