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Steve jobs [compatibility mode]

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    • -Presented By Reshmi Raveendran Roll No- 212027
    • Steven Paul Jobs • Born in 1955 in Green Bay, Wisconsin • Adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs to live in Santa Clara, California • Graduated high school in Cupertino, California Biography of Steve Jobs 2
    • Education • Jobs went to Reed College in Portland Oregon • He studied Poetry, Literature, and Physics • After one semester, Jobs dropped out of school, but still attended some classes 3 Biography of Steve Jobs
    • Steves • Jobs met Steve Wozniak shortly after they both left school while working for HewlettPackard • “Woz” was an incredibly talented engineer, especially in electronic gadgets • While developing a “blue box” device, Jobs convinced Woz to sell it to Berkeley students. 4 Biography of Steve Jobs
    • The Beginnings of Apple • Worked at ATARI and went to India .After spending time in India in 1974, Jobs returned to America • He visited with Woz the homebrew computer club, but was not content with just the creation of electronics. Biography of Steve Jobs 5
    • • Jobs convinced Woz to help him create a personal computer, the Apple I • Jobs, with marketing help from a friend, had the vision of creating a computer company that would make and sell pc’s. • After showing the Apple I to in town computer stores, Jobs was able to sell 25. • After selling his Volkswagon mini-bus, and asking Woz to sell his scientific calculator, the two raised enough money to create Apple Computers. 6 Biography of Steve Jobs
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    • Apple • Convinced former Intel executive turned business angel Mike Markkula to invest $250,000 in Apple, in January 1977. Markkula was a big believer in the personal computing revolution, predicted Apple would be one of the Fortune 500 in less than two years. • Jobs and Woz sold the Apple I in 1976 for $666, making over $776,000 from sales • In 1977, the two released the Apple II, a single board computer with onboard ROM and a color video interface. Beautiful package, ease of use, and nifty features, the Apple II crushed most of its competition and its sales made the Apple founders millionaires • The IPO took place in December 1980, only four years after the company was started. Steve Jobs's net worth increased to over $200 million, at age 25. 9 Biography of Steve Jobs
    • Positive Growth • From 1977 to 1983, Apple continued to grow exponentially. • In 1981, IBM finally entered the personal computer market, and in just two years began to outsell Apple. • After the failure of the Apple III and Lisa, Jobs needed a new computer that could compete with the IBM PC. 10 Biography of Steve Jobs
    • The Macintosh • In 1984, Apple released the Macintosh, the first personal computer with a graphical user interface. • It had 128K of memory, and was expandable. • Along with the mouse, the Macintosh was the most revolutionary computer made up to that point. Biography of Steve Jobs 11
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    • Microsoft and John Sculley • In 1985, Bill Gates convinced Jobs to license the graphical user interface in the Macintosh to create Windows, which could run on IBM PC’s. • As sales of the Macintosh took off, CEO John Sculley thought that Jobs was hurting Apple’s success, and gradually forced Jobs to leave. 13 Biography of Steve Jobs
    • NeXT • Jobs project in the late 1980’s to mid 90’s was NextStep • A new computer company based on an object oriented software platform, NeXT failed first as a hardware company, then as a software company • Apple similarly did very poorly in the early and mid 90’s, brought on by poor leadership and stagnating computer design Biography of Steve Jobs 14
    • The Second Coming of Jobs • In 1996, Apple bought NeXT, and with it came Steve Jobs. • In 2000, Jobs became the full CEO of Apple, after the success of the iMac, the first computer mainly marketed for its looks. Biography of Steve Jobs 15
    • Pixar • Pixar was Jobs’ second company • Swept the box office with its animated films • On January 24th, 2006, Disney bought out Pixar for $7.4 billion Biography of Steve Jobs 16
    • Return to Profitability and Innovation • Jobs continued to innovate the computer industry, spearheading projects like the iPod, iTunes and its Music Store, and high end computer • Under Jobs’ watch, Apple has entered a new phase of growth and profitability, fueled by his imagination and quest for perfection • Jobs is an influential man who learned from his failures and gained maturity from them 17 Biography of Steve Jobs
    • Conclusion • Jobs is an influential man who learned from his failures and gained maturity from them • True role model 18 Biography of Steve Jobs