In fact, Jobs’ fist choice was Zuckerberg when he was asked who he admired most in technology, according to Jobs’s official biographer Isaacson.
“I once asked Jobs who [he] admired in [Silicon] Valley,” Isaacson said. “Mark’s was the first name on his lips.”
Steve appreciated Zuckerberg because of the 28-year-old entrepreneur’s enthusiasm and compliance to “do stuff that allows him to be on shifting sands—his willing to cannibalize old things,” Isaacson told Business Insider. “He felt an odd kinship to Mark.”