Apple CEO Steve Jobs is in the running to claim the title of being the most influential Agenda Setter of 2004. declared Jobs Agenda Setter of the year last year, and thinks he could be in the frame to take the prize once again.

The magazine looks at Apple's forthcoming Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) operating system, and its actions to consolidate its position as online music distribution leader.

Apple's move to reposition itself with the new iMac as the company that "bought you the iPod", a strategy that "just might work", the title says. And despite Jobs' recent illness, Apple has continued with a "whirlwind of activity".'s Agenda Setters panel will meet this month to declare this year's winner.