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Steve jobs

  1. 1. STEVE JOBS -Founder of Apple Inc.
  2. 2. EARLY CHILDHOOD • Born February 24,1955 in San Francisco, CA to Joanne Carole Schieble and Abdulfattah John Jandali • Adopted at birth by Paul and Clara Jobs to live in Santa Clara, California • Named- Steven Paul Jobs. • Grew up in the Silicon Valley.
  3. 3. EDUCATION • • • • • • Graduated high school in Cupertino, California Attended Hewlett-Packard lectures after school. Worked with Steve Wozniak in summer. Attended Reed College after high school. Dropped out after one semester. Continued auditing courses in classes he liked. • Did part-time job at Atari to finance trip to India for studying Eastern Culture & Religion.
  4. 4. START OF APPLE • Raised capital to form Apple company. • On April 1, 1976, Apple Computer Co. was formed • Their first PC - The Apple I, sold for $666.66 • The Apple II, released next year, was huge success. • In May of 1980, released Apple III. • Created PC-Lisa with GUI. • From 1977 to 1983, Apple continued to grow exponentially. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak
  5. 5. THE APPLE SERIES • Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak released the Apple I to start the PC revolution. • The Apple Series includes: I, II, III & Lisa. Apple II Lisa Apple I Apple III
  6. 6. THE TAKE OFF • In 1981, IBM entered PC market & in 2 years began to outsell Apple. • Apples sales and shine began to wear off • Jobs needed a new computer that could compete with IBM PC • January 24, 1984 Jobs introduced Macintosh with: Macintosh – GUI – 128K of expandable memory – Pointing device: mouse
  7. 7. FROM APPLE TO NEXT • In 1985, Jobs helped Bill Gates with Macintosh to create Windows, which could run on IBM PC’s. • CEO John Sculley forced Jobs to leave. • Jobs then founded NeXT. • Created NeXT Cube PC which didnt sell due to: – Overpricing – Missing software. • Changed focus from hardware to software.
  8. 8. • • • • • Pixar- An animation Studio bought by Steve in 1986. Three films contract from Disney. Created first computer animated film. Toy story was an instant hit in 1995 Sold to Disney for stock worth about $7.4 billion Steve Jobs with Disney’s CEO Robert Iger
  9. 9. STEVE JOBS RETURNS • Apple simultaneously did very poorly in the early & mid 90’s due to: – Poor leadership – Stagnating computer design. • In 1996, Apple bought NeXT & with it came Steve Jobs. • In 2000, Jobs became CEO of Apple • Created iMac – 1st PC marketed for its looks
  10. 10. MACINTOSH PROJECT Original Mac 1984 iMac
  11. 11. RETURN TO PROFITABILITY & INNOVATION • Jobs continued innovating with projects like: – iPod – iTunes – Music Store – High end computers • Under Jobs’ watch, Apple grew fueled by his imagination & quest for perfection
  12. 12. iPOD & iTUNES • Name changed from Apple Computer Inc. to Apple Inc. • iPods sold since year 2001 – 250 mn.
  13. 13. iPHONE • Phones were broken in Job’s eyes until the iPhone. • The iPhone enhanced the phone industry. • It is very technologically advanced.
  14. 14. iPAD • Breakthrough technology • Combination of – Computer – Telephone – Internet – Entertainment – Touchscreen • Lightweight
  15. 15. HONOURS • National Medal of Technology from President Ronald Reagan in 1985 with Steve Wozniak (the first people to ever receive the honor). • Jefferson Award for Public Service in the category "Greatest Public Service by an Individual 35 Years or Under" in 1987. • Stanford Commencement Speaker in 2005 • Named the most powerful person in business by Fortune Magazine on November 27, 2007. • Inducted into the California Hall of Fame by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on December 5, 2007.
  16. 16. ACCORDING TO OTHERS • Never a powerhouse in terms of sales. • Great innovator and creative. • Small percentage of P.C market. • Positive outlook on comments. • Jobs as Genius. • Jobs as Creep.
  17. 17. PERSONAL LIFE • Steve married Laurene Powell on March 18, 1991. • Had 3 children – Reed, Erin & Eve Jobs. • In 2004, Jobs announced to have tumor in his pancreas. • On July 31 - had surgery to remove the tumor. • In 2009 – Jobs went on 6 months leavefor liver transplant.
  18. 18. RECENT UPDATES • • • • • Apple has total of 284 retail stores Last quarter they had 50,000,000 visitors. App stores 140,000 applications. 3 billion applications downloaded in 18 months Fiscal quarter of 2010 ended with $15.6 bn of revenue making Apple Inc. a more than $50 bn company. • Apple is largest ‘mobile devices’ company in the world.
  19. 19. QUOTE “We started out to get a computer in the hands of everyday people, and we succeeded beyond our wildest dreams.” - Steve Jobs
  20. 20. CONCLUSION • Steve Jobs - extraordinary man by standards. • Left mark in 4 industries: – PC – Music – Phone – Animation • Changed million of lives by making technology easy to use. • You know what the BEST part is? – HE’s NOT DONE YET!!!

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