INTRODUCTION•Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs was an AmericanBusinessman and Technology visionary.•He is best known as Co-Founder, ChiefExecutive Officer, Chairman of Apple Inc.
Childhood of Steve Jobs•He was born to Joanne Carole Schieble and Abdulfattah"John" Jandali.•He was later adopted as baby by “Paul Reinhold Jobs” and“Clara Jobs”.•Steve’s mother wanted him to be adopted bycollege-graduates but Clara Jobs didnt graduate from collegeand Paul Jobs only attended high school.•On words of his step Mother and Father to encourage andsuppport to attend college,He was given adoptive to them.•Steve uses to say Paul and Clara were his parents in publicaddressings.
Seed of interest• The Jobs family moved from San Francisco to Mountain View,California when Steve was five years old.His parents later adopted a daughter, Patti.• Paul was a machinist for a company that made Lasers, and taught his son rudimentary electronics and how to work with his hands.• His father showed Steve how to work on electronics.Later he developed technical tinkering as his hobby.
Job’s Schooling• Jobss youth was riddled with frustrations over formal schooling.• At Monta Loma Elementary school in Mountain View, he was a prankster whose fourth-grade teacher needed to bribe him to study.• Jobs tested so well, however, that administrators wanted to skip him ahead to high school—a proposal his parents declined• Jobs then attended Cupertino Junior High and Homestead High School in Cupertino, California.
Steve & Woznaik• At Homestead, Jobs became friends with Bill Fernandez, a neighbor who shared the same interests in electronics.• Fernandez introduced Jobs to another, older computer whiz kid, Stephen Woznaik(also known as "Woz").• In 1969 Woz started building a little computer board with Fernandez that they named “The Cream Soda Computer”, which they showed to Jobs.• Jobs frequented after-school lectures at the Hewlett- Packard Company(HP), and was later hired there, working with Wozniak as a summer employee.
Steve Jobs in College• Following high school graduation in 1972, Jobs enrolled at Reed College in Portland , Oregon.• Reed was an expensive college which Paul and Clara could ill afford. They were spending much of their life savings on their son’s higher education .• Jobs dropped out of college after six months and spent the next 18 months dropping in on creative classes, including a course on calligraphy.
Steve Jobs in India• In 1974, Jobs took a job as a technician at Atari , Inc. in Los Gatos , California .• He traveled to India in mid-1974 to visit Neem Karoli Baba , in search of spiritual enlightenment.• After staying for seven months, Jobs left India. Jobs had changed his appearance, his head was shaved and he wore traditional Indian clothing.• He also became a serious practitioner of Zen Buddhism.
Jobs deal with Woznaik• Jobs then returned to Atari, and was assigned to create a circuit Board for the Arcade Video game Breakout.• Atari offered $100 for each chip that was eliminated in the machine.• Jobs had little specialized knowledge of circuit board design and made a deal with Wozniak to split the fee evenly between them if Wozniak could minimize the number of chips.• Wozniak reduced the number of chips by 50, a design so tight that it was impossible to reproduce on an assembly line
Apple Inc.• Jobs began attending meetings of the Homebrew Computer Club with Wozniak in 1975.• In 1976, Jobs and Wozniak formed their own business, which they named “Apple Computer Company” in remembrance of a happy summer Jobs had spent picking apples.• At first they started off selling circuit boards, but eventually they produced a complete computer prototype.• Apple logo used from1977 till 1998.
Apple Employees• Jobs, Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne founded Apple computer in the garage of Jobss parents in order to sell it. They received funding from a then-semi- retired Intel product-marketing manager and engineer Mike Markkula.• In 1978, Apple recruited Mike Scott from National Semiconductor to serve as CEO for what turned out to be several turbulent years.• In 1983, Jobs lured John Sculley away from Pepsi- Cola to serve as Apples CEO, asking, "Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world?"
Macintosh• In the early 1980s, Jobs was among the first to see the commercial potential of Xerox PARC’s mouse-driven graphical user interface, which led to the creation of the Apple lisa. One year later, Apple employee Jef Raskin invented the Macintosh.• The following year, Apple aired a Super Bowl television commercial titled “1984". At Apples annual shareholders meeting on January 24, 1984, an emienceotional Jobs introduced the Macintosh to a wildly enthusiastic audience.
Fired Steve From Apple• While Jobs was a persuasive and charismatic director for Apple, some of his employees from that time described him as an erratic and temperamental manager.• Disappointing sales caused a deterioration in Jobss working relationship with Sculley and it eventually became a power struggle between Jobs and Sculley.• May 24, 1985, called a board meeting to resolve the matter. Apples board of directors sided with Sculley and removed Jobs from his managerial duties as head of the Macintosh division.• Jobs resigned from Apple five months later
NeXT Inc.• After leaving Apple, Jobs founded NeXT Computer in 1985, with $7 million.• NeXT workstations were first released in 1990, priced at $9,999.The NeXT workstation was known for its technical strengths, chief among them its object-oriented software development system.• Jobs marketed NeXT products to the financial, scientific, and academic community, highlighting its innovative, experimental new technologies, such as the Mach kernel, the Digital Signal Processor chip, and the built-in Ethernet port.
Pixar And Disney• In 1986, Jobs bought The Graphics Group (later renamed Pixar) from Lucasfilms computer graphics division for the price of $10 million.• The first film produced by the partnership, Toy Story, with Jobs credited as executive producer.• Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, WALL- E, Up and Toy Story 3 each received the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, an award introduced in 2001.• On January 24, 2006, Jobs and Iger announced that Disney had agreed to purchase Pixar in an all-stock transaction worth $7.4 billion.
Return to Apple• In 1996, Apple announced that it would buy NeXT for $427 million. The deal was finalized in late 1996.• He was formally named interim chief executive in September.• The company subsequently branched out, introducing and improving upon other digital appliances. With the introduction of the iPod portable music player, iTunes digital music software, and the iTunes Store.• On June 29, 2007, Apple entered the cellular phone business with the introduction of the iPhone, a multi- touch display cell phone, which also included the features of an iPod and, with its own mobile browser, revolutionized the mobile browsing scene.
Resignation of Steve Jobs• In August 2011, Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple, but remained with the company as chairman of the companys board.Hours after the announcement, Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares dropped five percent in after-hours trading.
Wealth of Steve Job• Although Jobs earned only $1 a year as CEO of Apple,Jobs held 5.426 million Apple shares worth $2.1 billion, as well as 138 million shares in Disney (which he received in exchange for Disneys• acquisition of Pixar) worth $4.4 billion.• Jobs quipped that the $1 per annum he was paid by Apple was based on attending one meeting for 50 cents while the other 50 cents was based on his performance.• Forbes estimated his net wealth at $8.3 billion in 2010, making him the 42nd wealthiest American.
Health Issues• In October 2003, Jobs was diagnosed with cancer,and in mid-2004, he announced to his employees that he had a cancerous tumor in his pancreas.• He eventually underwent a pancreaticoduodenectomy (or "Whipple procedure") in July 2004, that appeared to successfully remove the tumor.• In April 2009, Jobs underwent a Liver transplant at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute in Memphis Tennessee. Jobss prognosis was described as "excellent".
Death of Steve Jobs• Jobs died at his California home around 3 p.m. on October 5, 2011, due to complications from a relapse of his previously treated islet-cell neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer, resulting in .• He had lost consciousness the day before, and died with his wife, children and sister at his side.
Condolence to Steve Jobs• Both Apple and Microsoft flew their flags at half-staff throughout their respective headquarters and campuses.• Bob Iger ordered all Disney properties, including Walt Disney and Disneyland, to fly their flags at half-staff, from October 6 to 12, 2011
•Thanks to Larry Page and Sergery Brin whobrought “Google” into life…•Thanks to Jimmy Wales who found “Wikipedia”which is an Non-Profitable Organization…
Presentation bySripathy Ramanathan.P B.Tech IT 3rd Year