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  • Steve Jobs was an American entrepreneur. He is best known as the co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs also co-founded and served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios;

    he became a member of the board of directors of the Walt Disney Company in 2006, when Disney acquired Pixar.

  • Family

    Steve Jobs was born in San Francisco, California to Joanne Simpson and a Syrian father. Paul and Clara Jobs of Mountain View, California then adopted him. In 1972, Jobs graduated from Homestead High School in Cupertino, California and enrolled in Reed College in Portland, Oregon. One semester later, he had dropped out, later taking up the study of philosophy and foreign cultures.

  • Early career

    Steve Jobs had a deep-seated interest in technology, so he took up a job at Atari Inc, then a leading manufacturer of video games. He struck a friendship with fellow designer Steve Wozniak and attended meetings of the Homebrew Computer Club with him.

  • In 1976, Jobs and Wozniak founded Apple Computer in the

    Jobs family garage. The first personal computer was sold for $666.66. By 1980, Apple had

    already released three improved versions of the

    personal computer. It had a wildly successful IPO, which

    made both founders millionaires

    many times over. n After saving up some

    money, Jobs took off for India in the search of enlightenment. Once he returned, he convinced Wozniak to quit his job at Hewlett Packard to join him in his venture that concerned personal computers. They sold items like scientific calculators to raise the seed capital.

  • The First computer was created in 1977

  • A tiff with the Apples Board of Directors and John Scully led to Jobs resignation. Steve Jobs decided that he wanted to change the hardware industry. The company was called NeXTStep, which produced the NeXT

    Computer. The machine was a commercial washout but helped with future work in object-oriented programming, PostScript, and magneto-optical devices. Jobs

    returned to his original company after Apple acquired NeXT in 1996.

  • Steve Jobs also started Pixar, which has produced

    multiple blockbuster films.

  • Toy Story (1995);Toy Story 2 (1999)

  • A Bugs Life (1998)

  • Monsters, Inc. (2001)

  • Finding Nemo (2003)

  • The Incredibles (2004)

  • n Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple on August 24, 2011 and

    subsequently assumed the role of Chairman of the Board.

  • On October 5, 2011, Jobs passed away.

  • Steve Jobs delivering his commencement speech

    to the graduates of Stanford University in 2005 n

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