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Sir Steve Jobs- A Bio

  1. 1. Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple By DP Bullington
  2. 3. Education Never got a degree
  3. 4. - Enrolled 1972   -Dropped out after one  semester   -Took calligraphy Reed College "If I had never dropped in on that single course in college, the Mac would have never had multiple typefaces or proportionally spaced fonts", he said
  4. 5. Post-College Years Travelled to India with a friend Became a Buddhist Tripped out on psychedelics Described LSD experiences as, "one of the two or three most important things [he has] done in [his] life."
  5. 6. Created Apple in 1976 with Stephen Wozniak and Ronald Wayne <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 7. Got Pepsi's CEO to become Apple's CEO in 1983 <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs asked Pepsi's CEO John Scully, &quot;Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water to children, or do you want a chance to change the world?&quot; </li></ul>
  7. 8. 3 Years Later... <ul><li>Tensions with the Pepsi Man led him to get fired from the company he co-founded </li></ul>BARRED!
  8. 9. Went on to create another company called NeXT Computer in 1986 <ul><li>Created expensive and technologically advanced computers </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>First computers to include audio and graphics in e-mail </li></ul>
  9. 10. At the same time he bought a company called The Graphics Group... <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>...for $10 Million. Jobs paid $5 million in cash </li></ul>
  10. 11. That Company became Pixar <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>And they were pretty successful </li></ul>
  11. 12. Sells NeXT to Apple for $429 Million in 1997 <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>And became the CEO (again) of the company he co-founded </li></ul>
  12. 13. Current Status and Role in Apple <ul><li>-Co-founder/CEO                         -Markets products </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>-Creates new products </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>                                                     </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>                                                                  </li></ul>
  13. 14. A Few Things Apple Has Made With Jobs as CEO
  14. 15. As of September 29, 2007, the Company had approximately 21,600 full-time equivalent employees and an additional 2,100 temporary equivalent employees and contractors.   By 2009: 35,000 employees worldwide                $42.91 Billion Revenue Apple's Current Performance
  15. 16. Community involvement <ul><li>Donating Macs to universities such as the University of Maryland's College of Chemical and Life Sciences </li></ul>
  16. 17. Ecological Issues: e-waste <ul><li>Apple was criticized for its poor recycling program </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>In 2006, he expanded Apple's recycling programs to any U.S. customer who buys a new Mac. This program includes shipping and &quot;environmentally friendly disposal&quot; of their old systems </li></ul>
  17. 18. Pivotal Issues confronting in the near future? <ul><li>-Release of iPad (Like an iPod Touch, only bigger and $500) </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>-Bad Health </li></ul><ul><li>    -Pancreatic cancer, &quot;hormone imbalance&quot;, liver transplant </li></ul><ul><li>    - 2008, Bloomberg (news company) mistakenly releases         obituary with blank spaces under Age and Cause of Death </li></ul>
  18. 20. Contributions to prominence <ul><li>Keynote speeches </li></ul><ul><li>     (Go to YouTube video ) </li></ul><ul><li>     -Great Marketer, used lots of adjectives, got people excited </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Personality </li></ul><ul><li>     Fortune wrote that he &quot;is considered one of Silicon Valley's leading egomaniacs.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>     Floyd Norman said that at Pixar, Jobs was a &quot;mature, mellow individual&quot; and never interfered with the creative process of the filmmakers </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Good connections </li></ul>
  19. 21. My Perspective of Steve Jobs
  20. 22. Thank You

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