co-founder, chairman, and former chief executive officer (1997-2011) of Apple
Board member of: The Walt Disney Company.
Young Steven Jobs
Born on February 24 th , 1955 in San Francisco, California
Adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs.
Adoption was finalized under the condition that Steven would attend college
Skipped 5 th grade
Took his first electronics
class in high school
After school, attended lectures at the Hewlett-Packard company where he met Steve Wonzniak during work
Graduated high school in 1972
Enrolled in Reed College in Oregon
Dropped out after one semester
Stayed and slept on his friends dorm room floor and dropped in on classes of interest
The Beginning of A Career
Returned to California in 1974 and was hired as a technician for Atari
Debut at “Homebrew
Steve convinced Wozniak to work with him in building computers
Born in 1976, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne
The Apple’s logo was designed by Wayne.
1977, Ronald Wayne sold his share.
Apple I designed and prototype built
First single board computer with built-in video interface.
Apple II designed in the following year i.e 1977
floppy disk drive
In 1976, Jobs looked to hire a
public relations agency to help
Most investors turned Apple down
Retired Intel executive Mike Markkula decided to invest
Markkula became chairman
of Apple in May 1977
Smooth Sailing (Cont.)
Became publicly traded company in 1980
Launched LISA in 1983
computer to use GUI
Unpopular due to its few software programs and high price
Smooth Sailing (Cont.)
Macintosh created to compete with PC
Marketed for friendliness, not just a mindless machine
Very popular – sold approximately 70,000 Macs in the first 100 days
Sales began to plunge
Wozniak quit Apple in 1985
Board members of Apple met on May 28 th , 1985 and each voted on the removal of Steve from the company
Still Looking Up
Decided to start his own
Founded NeXT Computer in
Marketed to scientific and academic fields
Still Looking Up (Cont.)
The Next cube – “interpersonal” computer.
1986 : bought the Graphics group PIXAR
Pixar was Jobs’ second company
1995 : “Toy Story ”, brought fame.
Swept the box office for next 15 yrs with movies like:
A Bug’s Life
Toy Story 2
The New Beginning
1996 : Gil Amelio, CEO of Apple,purchased NeXT and NeXTSTEP opersting system.
Bringing Jobs back to Apple as an advisor
Late Jobs became ICEO.
1997 : Collaboration with Microsoft
and Apple store.
The New Beginning (Cont.)
1998 : iMac
2001 : Mac OS X
2001 : iPod
2003 : iTunes Store
2006 : MacBook Pro
The New Beginning (Contd.)
In 2001, Jobs opened Apple retail stores so customers could:
Try out computers
Meet with salespeople
This was a large risk but he knew that people would want to buy them
2006 : Jobs became a member of the board of directors ofThe Walt Disney Company following acquisition of pixar by disney PIXAR.
2007 : Apple Inc.
Beyond Expectation (Contd.)
His salary was $1.
Although his salary was low, the company granted him ten million shares of Apple stock worth hundreds of millions
2010 : iPad
-same OS and applications as
There on apple again refreshed its iPod,iPad,MP3 players etc
ON 5 TH OCTOBER 2011 THE LEGEND TOOK HIS LAST BREATH. IN HIS WORDS:NO ONE WANTS TO DIE.EVEN PEOPLE WHO WANT TO GO TO HEAVEN DON’T WANT TO DIE TO GET THERE….YET DEATH IS THE DESTINATION WE ALL SHARE….DEATH IS VERY LIKELY THE SINGLE BIGGEST INVENTION OF LIFE. IT IS LIFE;S CHANGE AGENT.IT CLEARS OUT THE OLD TO MAKE WAY FOR THE NEW.
IN AUG 2004 STEVE UNDEWENT A SURGERY FOR PANCREATIC CANCER.IN 2009 HE WAS OPERATED ON FOR A LIVER TRANSPLANT.
ON 17 TH JAN 2011 HE ANNOUNCED FOR AN INDEFINITE LEAVE TO FOCUS ON HI HEALTH.NEWS WAS THERE THAT HE’LL DIE IN 6 MONTHS BUT HE REMAINED POSITIVE AND SAID THAT HI DISEASE WAS EXAGGERATED.
STEVE JOBS RESIGNED AS THE CEO OF APPLE ON
24TH AUGUST 2011.BUT HE RENAINED ACTIVE AS THE CHAIRMAN OF APPLE TILL HIS LAST DAYS.
R.I.P STEVE JOBS APPLE HAS REDEFINED THE MUSIC BUSINESS THROUGH THE iPoD,THE CELLPHONE BUSINESS THROUGH iPhone,AND THE ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA WORLD THROUGH Ipad.AGAIN AND AGAIN,JOBS GAMBLED THAT HE KNEW WHAT THE CUSTOMER WOULD WANT ,AND AGAIN AND AGAIN HE WAS RIGHT. “THE BIG THING ABOUT STEVE JOBS IS NOT THAT HE WAS A GENIUS OR HIS CHARISMA BUT HIS EXTRAORDINARY RISK-TAKING AND HIS TENACITY.” SAID ALAN DEUTCHMAN,WHO WROTE A BIOGRAPHY OF JOBS.
NO ONE WANTS TO DIE.EVEN PEOPLE WHO WANT TO GO TO HEAVEN DON’T WANT TO DIE TO GET THERE….YET DEATH IS THE DESTINATION WE ALL SHARE….DEATH IS VEY LIKELY THE SINGLE BIGGEST INVENTION OF LIFE. IT IS LIFE;S CHANGE AGENT.IT CLEARS OUT THE OLD TO MAKE WAY FOR THE NEW. STEVE JOBS.
R.I.P STEVE JOBS
“ APPLE HAS BEEN SO INNOVATIVE BECAUSE STEVE TOOK MAJOR RISKS,WHICH IS RARE IN CORPORATE AMERICA.HE DIDN’T MARKET-TEST ANYTHING.IT WAS ALL HIS OWN JUDGEMENT AND PERFECTIONISM AND GUT.”
R.I.P STEVE JOBS
APPLE NAMED TIMOTHY D COOK ,ITS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, TO SUCEED JOBS AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE.
THREE APPLES HAVE CHANGED THE WORLD.ADAM’S,NEWTON’S, AND STEVE JOBS. ONLINE CHAIN MAIL.
R.I.P STEVE JOBS AMONG THE GREATEST OF AMERICAN INNOVATORS -BRAVE ENOUGH TO THINK DIFFERENTLY ,BOLD ENOUGH TO BELIEVE HE COULD CHANGE THE WORLD,AND TALENTED ENOUGH TO DO IT. BARACK OBAMA:US PRESIDENT
R.I.P STEVE JOBS STEVE,THANK YOU FOR BEING A MENTOR AND A FRIEND.THANKS FOR SHOWING WHAT YOUR BUILD CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.I WILL MISS YOU. MARK ZUCKERBERG: FACEBOOK FOUNDER & CEO
SIMPLY THE GREATEST CEO OF HIS GENERATION . RUPERT MURDOCH :CEO , NEWSCORP THE GREATEST INVENTOR SINCE THOMAS EDISON. STEVEN SPIELBERG :FILM-MAKER THE MICHELANGELO OF THE COMPUTER EREA .HE DEMONSTRATED THAT GENIUS DOS NOT NEED AN EXPENSIVE,ELITE EDUCATION. NR NARAYANA MURTHY : INFOSYS FOUNDER