Agency Execs Recall Working With Jobs in the Early Days

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Martin Puris remembers meeting Steve Jobs for the first time back in the late 1980s. The Apple co-founder arrived at Ammirati & Puris’ Manhattan offices, in his signature mock turtle neck, jeans, and tennis shoes, carrying a duffel bag. Jobs asked to borrow an office before talking to agency execs about taking on the account of his then-new company NeXT.

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