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  • 1. “ STEVE PAUL JOBS” and the history of Apple Computer The “Whiz” Kid From Silicon Valley
  • 2. Introduction
    • One of the greatest visionaries that has ever lived.
    • Ruthless and abusive, yet brilliant, charming, and enticing.
    • One of the world’s greatest success stories.
    • Successes included Apple, Next, and Pixar
    Denise L. Baronian ~ Comm 165
  • 3. Born February 24 th , 1955
    • 6:00 a.m.
    • San Francisco, California
    • Adopted immediately after birth
  • 4. Education
    • Elementary
    • High School
    • Hewlett-Packard
    • College
    • Misc. Classes
  • 5. Journey to Find Himself
    • Steve experiments with drugs
    • 1974, journey to India for spiritual enlightenment
    • Contacts dysentery, lives short time in a commune
  • 6. Jobs and Wozniak Meet Again
    • APRIL 1, 1976
    Apple is Born! $666.66
  • 7. They’re in Business
    • First customers
    • First Selling Price
    • First Slogan
    $1,300 “ Take A Byte Out Of An Apple”
  • 8. Apple Sales 1976-1980 With a consistent increase of 150% for the next seven years!
  • 9. The Next Step
    • Jobs recruits John Scully
    • He introduces Macintosh 1984
    • 1985, Steve is forced out of Apple
    1985 “ Next” Computer Company is formed
  • 10. Back to Apple
    • Scully forced to resign in 1993
    • 1996, Apple buys Next for $430 million
    • 1997, Gil Amelio fired. Steve asked to be “interim” CEO
    • Profit goes immediately up to $45 million after 1 st quarter
    • Profits equal $105 million by 3 rd quarter, things continue to look up…
  • 11. Increase in Sales
  • 12. Through the years… APPLE ll ~ 1977 APPLE lll ~ 1980 LISA/LISA 2 ~ 1983 MAC 128k ~ 1984 $1,298 $2,495 $4,340 - $7,800 $9,995
  • 13. … still changing…
    • APPLE llgs ~ 1986
    Macintosh ll ~ 1987 Macintosh Portable ~ 1989 iMac ~ 1998 iBook ~ 1999 $3,898 - $5,498 $6,500 $1,299 $1,599 ??????
  • 14. Steve Job’s Salary From Apple
    • Dispite iMac’s astounding sales of 1 million units in 1 st year, Steve Jobs only draws a $1 salary from Apple! This is only so his family can stay on the medical plan.
    • (The $40 million jet that Apple gave him doesn’t count!)
  • 15. Conclusion At the end of 2003, Apple profits were up 552%, thanks to the Apple Notebook and Apple iPod sales.
  • 16. The End “ YOU GO TO YOUR T.V. TO TURN YOUR BRAIN OFF. YOU GO TO THE COMPUTER WHEN YOU WANT TO TURN YOUR BRAIN ON. ~STEVE JOBS