"I do [miss him], every day. . . . When you work with someone for that long, for me anyway, the relationship is really important. I don't want to work with people I don't like. Life is too short. So you do become friends. Life has too few friends."
The two men (pictured here with head of marketing Phil Schiller) had known each other for over a decade. Tim took over as interim CEO three times during Steve Jobs's battle with pancreatic cancer. Steve, Apple's original visionary, passed away on Oct. 5, 2011.