Former Apple CEO John Scully calls General Magic “the most important company to come out of Silicon Valley that no one has ever heard of.”
An eponymous new documentary about the company, five years in the making, “General Magic” premiered yesterday at the Tribeca Film Festival.
The film, directed by Matthew Maude and Sarah Kerruish, is poignant, entertaining, and full of life lessons from the small and personal to the universal. Lessons that should be appreciated by everyone, especially those on the cutting edge of technology today.
The twin poles of the movie’s story revolve around the recollections of its charismatic former CEO, Marc Porat, and a junior engineer, Tony Fadell, who went on to lead the team at Apple that created the iPod and the iPhone.
Later, Fadell founded Nest, which Google purchased for a 3.2 billion dollars in 2014.
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