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  1. 1. Steve Jobs CEO, Apple Inc. and Pixar Animation. ENTREPRENEUR PRESENTATION BY Samir shah MBA 1ST YR
  2. 2. CONTENTS The Timeline History in the Making Insanely Great Products Apple, Pixar and NeXT The 3 Stories Dropout, Love and Death The Entrepreneur What made him HIM.. What we learn From the life of a ‘lover’. References
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  6. 6. The Big 3
  7. 7. Apple Inc.
  8. 8. The New 20th Century (1990-2000) M Possible (2000-yesterday MarvelsAIof theGeneration (the 80s) ) APPLE I MACINTOSH iPOD THE TOUCH GENERATION APPLE II MACBOOKS LISA iPAD Home desktops with the world The computer the started it all!in Revolutionizedthat musicMacintosh The first company to as generation with The latest masterpiecesector to feature Stepped into the HIP the the touch Widely recognized marvelfirst personal Targeted personal computer with high The first the business comes in the operating I was Steve Wozniak's The go. These little pets can be one Apple systems. Experiencedseen screen in a perfectionist manner. today. form of the tiniest laptop ever atspeed amazingly styled laptops them computer as we envision offering great a mouse and graphical user interface. performance laptops with great an tough competition other neck these The idea is largely based onyouth and unimaginable price. Makes waves all first design of a personal computer. hanging from everyfrom Microsoft performance. Targeted the Steve Jobs‘ and computing ability. though. also the days. first computer to work with understanding of the very large demand over the world. education sector. a keyboard and screen instead of for a computer appliance targeting just flashing lights. education and small businesses
  9. 9. NeXT Computers
  10. 10. The workstations that could have changed the world The NeXT Cube- Steve Jobs' desire to build the perfect computer, originally for higher education. First system to implement high level operating system. The original World Wide Web was developed on this system. High end-pricing resulted in the downfall of the system The NeXT Station- NeXT's attempt to save the company. Introduced in September 1990, it was basically a smaller and cheaper Cube.
  11. 11. PIXAR
  12. 12. o Bought by Steve Jobs in 1986 after he was fired from Apple. o The Most Critically Acclaimed film studio of all time. o Has received twenty-two Academy Awards, six Golden Globes, and three Grammys making a whooping $5.5billion worldwide. o Bought by Disney in 2006 for $7.4 billion, Steve Jobs is a member of the Board of directors of Walt Disney now. o Some of the greatest earners include Toy Story, Monsters Inc. , The Incredibles, Cars, Finding Nemo etc. o Jobs' new Disney holdings (7%) exceed holdings belonging to previous top shareholder exCEO Michael Eisner (1.7%) by a huge margin
  13. 13. THE 3 STORIES & A MANTRA . Connecting the dots . . . can’t connect you “ You connect them the dots looking forward,And can only looking backwards. believing that the dots will connect give you the strength to follow your heart. ”
  14. 14. THE DROPOUT “ I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life and here I was (Reed College) spending all my parents’ money. I was born to be a dropout. 1 ” Staying back to learn. 2 “It wasn’t all romantic” 3 And the dots DO connect.
  15. 15. LOVED AND LOST “ How can you get fired from a company you started? I was out, and publically out. The heaviness of success was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again. I had been rejected, but I was still in Love… ” 1 Naked in the Dark. 2 A new life, a new hope. 3 Birth of Pixar and NeXT.
  16. 16. DEATH “ If you live each day as your last, someday you will most certainly be right. ” 1 What if it were the last day of my life? 2 Embarrassment, fear of failure and the load of expectations. 3 Your time is NOW.
  17. 17. THE VALUES
  18. 18. VISIONARY 1 2 The education and small business industries. 3 People say the man sees inventions coming Personal Computing, from a garage. Apple has now achieved Fortune’s “Most Admired Company” status third year in a row. Quote Unquote “I have a bit of that ‘vision thing’ and I am not afraid to start from the beginning.”
  19. 19. INNOVATOR 1 2 Products, products and products… 3 February 1985 Steve Jobs receives the National Medal of Technology from President Reagan. An endless list of “First Evers” attributed to the man. The PC, the iPod, the Mac, the iPad, the Animation film and many more.. “When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D.” -- Fortune, Nov. 9, 1998 Quote Unquote “Innovation is what distinguishes a Leader from a follower.”
  20. 20. ENTREPRENEUR 1 Nonconformity- He is an independent soul. 2 Great marketing strategy. 3 Achievement Motivation- His most obvious trait indeed. At Apple’s cafeteria the day OS X was released Quote Unquote “It is hard to imagine anyone who is more nonconformist than Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak”
  21. 21. SPEAKER 1 2 At the launch of the first Personal Computer triggering a new era. Renowned as “The Keynote legend” all over the world. He himself unveils all the revolutionary products publically that quickly assume cult following 3 A remarkable motivator. Quote Unquote “Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?”
  23. 23. Keep looking, don’t settle Always curious. Never satisfied with himself. Keeps expanding his horizons, computing, music, movies and what not..
  24. 24. Love what you do  He says, “Find what you love, don’t waste time, do it.” Simple as that. Madly in Love with technology.
  25. 25. Never Lose Faith Had to grow up knowing he was unwanted. Fired from Apple Inc in 1985. The company he began. Caught a pancreatic cancer in 2004. Never stopped working. Recovered within no time.
  26. 26. WHAT THEY SAY He's an aesthete, an artist; driven to make a dent in the universe. -Leander Kahney, Inside Steve’s Brain He, of all the leaders in the industry, has been the most inspiring. -Bill Gates, his archrival. Jobs is notoriously touchy, but he is changing the world, and forces competitors to do better just to try to keep up ALL HE SAYS “ Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish ” Not many know, but these words first came at the back of a paperback published in California in the early 60s, and never really gained attention until Steve Jobs uttered them at the Stanford Commencement Speech.
  27. 27. REFERENCES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Inside Steve’s Brain - Leander Kahney Biography: Steve Jobs - Darren Vader
  28. 28. Thank You! Ready for Questions.