Date: 2010

Jobs made numerous calls and left as many messages to the former CFO of Pixar in an attempt to prevent him from making the move to become finance chief at Twitter. That still wasn’t enough to convince Rowghani to stay with the company. His impression of the social media platform pretty much spoke for itself: “This company is already like world famous and making this massive impact and has clearly touched this nerve. I didn’t think I’d encounter opportunities like that very frequently.”