Our Haute 100 list details the accomplishments of the most influential people in each of our markets—Miami, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. These people continue to make moves, so rather than waiting for the next Haute 100 issue to come out, we thought we’d provide you with regular updates on those Haute 100 members who are making headlines. Check back daily for more info on the most powerful people in your city. Today, it looks like Steve Jobs has a lot to look forward to, in terms of awards, in the next few weeks.
What Made Him Haute: You don’t need us to tell you the background about why he’s haute. What he’s been up to in 2010 to keep his haute factor relevant is the ongoing teasers, official announcements and updates regarding Apple’s new iPad, with the WiFi model that went on sale April 3,and the 3G version not far behind it. Only time will tell if Apple can once again deliver on its hype.
What Makes Him Haute Now: The end of the year is around the corner, and so are a slew of awards that want to include everything that has happened. Recently, the CEO Vision Awards is nominating Apple’s Steve Jobs for his new introduction to the market: this year’s iPad. “I think with the iPad, Apple has reinvented the personal computer,” said InternetNews.com advisory board member Tim Bajarin, principal strategist at Creative Strategies. According to the buzz, competitors of this huge corporation are scrambling to come out with something called the tablet.