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Steven Paul Jobs Born in 1955 in Green

Bay, Wisconsin Adopted by Paul and

Clara Jobs to live in

Biography of Steve Jobs

Clara Jobs to live in Santa Clara, California

Graduated high school in Cupertino, California

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Education

Jobs went to Reed College in Portland Oregon

He studied Poetry, He studied Poetry, Literature, and Physics

After one semester, Jobs dropped out of school, but still attended some classes

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Steves

Jobs met Steve Wozniak shortly after they both left school while working for Hewlett-Packard

Woz was an incredibly talented engineer, 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.

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The Beginnings of Apple

Worked at ATARI and went to India .After spending time in India in

1974, Jobs returned to 1974, Jobs returned to America

He visited with Woz the homebrew computer club, but was not content with just the creation of electronics.

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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 pcs.

After showing the Apple I to in town 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.

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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 salesfrom 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.

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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

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.

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The Macintosh

In 1984, Apple released the Macintosh, the first personal computer with a graphical user interface.

It had 128K of memory, and was It had 128K of memory, and was expandable.

Along with the mouse, the Macintosh was the most revolutionary computer made up to that point.

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Microsoft and John Sculley

In 1985, Bill Gates convinced Jobs to license the graphical user interface in the

Macintosh to create Windows, which could Macintosh to create Windows, which could run on IBM PCs.

As sales of the Macintosh took off, CEO John Sculley thought that Jobs was hurting Apples success, and gradually forced Jobs to leave.

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NeXT

Jobs project in the late 1980s to mid 90s was NextStep

A new computer company based on an object oriented software platform, NeXT failed first as a 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 90s, brought on by poor leadership and stagnating computer design

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The Second Coming of Jobs

In 1996, Apple bought NeXT, and with it came Steve Jobs.

In 2000, Jobs became In 2000, Jobs became the full CEO of Apple, after the success of the iMac, the first computer mainly marketed for its looks.

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Pixar

Pixar was Jobs second company

Swept the box office with Swept the box office with its animated films

On January 24th, 2006, Disney bought out Pixar for $7.4 billion

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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, 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

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Conclusion

Jobs is an influential man who learned from his failures and gained

maturity from them

True role model

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