"I took your advice*. You said I should come back to Apple after Harvard Business School, and that’s just what I did. But now I’m leaving again.
I rejoined Apple in ‘09 to manage the analytics group for iTunes.
I’ve worked on fun projects like:[redacted]**
I’m starting at Facebook in two weeks, where I’m managing mobile analytics. It’s a great opportunity, but I’ll miss the Apple people/culture tremendously. I’ll also miss the confidence and pride that you are uniquely able to inspire in all of us here.
Thank you so much for everything you’ve taught me and every opportunity you’ve created for me.
One more thing: I took your advice on something else, too… I registered to be an organ donor."
Thursday, October 6, 2011
All the Alex Bain you can handle! — This is the email I sent Jobs back in May: