Some of the biggest neames in the IT industry are set to turn up on Monday morning Pacific time to a memorial service for Steve Jobs. Among the guests invited by Apple is the president and chief operating officer of Samsung Electronics, Lee Jae-yong whose Company is in a bitter fight with Apple over tablet patents.Some of the biggest neames in the IT industry are set to turn up on Monday morning Pacific time to a memorial service for Steve Jobs.
Apple has invited some of Silicon Valley’s biggest names to the service which will be held on the Stanford University campus.
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died last week aged 56.
The event will be held on Sunday evening US Pacific time, according to invitations that have been sent out to several leading industry figures.
The memorial follows a small private funeral held for the Apple co-founder last week.
An Apple spokesman told the Wall Street Journal that the Sunday event is a private service.
Guests to the invitation-only service were asked to respond to Emerson Collective, a philanthropic organization established by Laurene Powell Jobs, Mr. Jobs’s wife.