Above Avalon Episode 150: A Larger Apple Machine

The recent Jony Ive and Jeff Williams news has been met with mixed reactions. In episode 150, we discuss why the leadership changes neither signify a company moving away from design or hardware nor suggest that management is facing some kind of growth crisis. Upon closer examination, the Jony Ive and Jeff Williams news are byproducts of Apple evolving into a much larger design company. Additional topics include the various growth narratives facing Apple, the growing Apple installed base, and the Apple machine. Receive my analysis and perspective on Apple throughout the week by becoming an Above Avalon member and receiving exclusive daily updates. To become a member, visit AboveAvalon.com/membership.   


Jony Ive, Jeff Williams, and a Larger Apple (weekly article)

Jony Ive Is Leaving Apple, but His Departure Started Long Ago (WSJ)

Above Avalon Episode 149: Letting Go of the Rope (podcast episode)

Thoughts on the Jony Ive News (daily update)

Don’t Ignore Marc Newson, Jeff Williams’ Significance, The WSJ’s Hit Piece Against Jony Ive (daily update)

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