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Steve jobs [compatibility mode]


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Steve jobs [compatibility mode]

  1. 1. -Presented By Reshmi Raveendran Roll No- 212027
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. • 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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  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. 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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  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. 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
  16. 16. 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
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. Conclusion • Jobs is an influential man who learned from his failures and gained maturity from them • True role model 18 Biography of Steve Jobs