Oracle CEO Larry Ellison on Steve Jobs during an interview withCharlie Rosee:
Larry Ellison: He was brilliant. I mean, he was our Edison. He was our Picasso. He was an incredible inventor.
Charlie Rose: So what happens to Apple without Steve?
Larry Ellison: Well, we already know. We saw, we conducted the experiment; it’s been done. We saw Apple with Steve Jobs (raises hand high). We saw Apple without Steve Jobs (lowers hand). We saw Apple with Steve Jobs (raises hand high). Now, we’re going to see Apple without Steve Jobs (lowers hand).
Strong words from a many not exactly known for predicting the future.