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Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

Born:

Steven Paul jobs who was an American entrepreneur, Business Magnet, inventor, industrial designer and He was Chairman, CEO, and co-founder of Apple Inc was born on February 24, 1955, In San Francisco, California, U.S.

Family Background:

His Biological Parents were Abdulfattah Jandali and Joanne Schieble and his adoptive parents were Paul Jobs and Clara Hagopian. Paul and Clara adopted a daughter whose name was Patricia and moved to the mountain view, CA in 1961.

Personal Life:

In 1991, Steve Jobs married to Laurene Powell. They had 4 children named  Lisa Brennan-Jobs, Eve Jobs, Reed Jobs, Erin Siena Jobs.

Education:

In 1968, Jobs began his first year of school education from Homestead High school in silicon valley. Clara had already taught him to read and write at home. Steve often played pranks on others and reduced his teachers to tears at Monta Loma Elementary school in Mountain view. In mid – the 1970s, Steve Jobs discovered  Shakespeare, Dylan Thomas, and classic literary stuff, which inspired him to take creative writing lessons. He also concentrates on the music of that time, leading to developing two different circles of friends. Job enroll at Reed College in Portland, Oregon in 1972. Reed was an Expensive college. Paul and Clara were spending much more of their life saving on their son Steve’s Higher Education. When Steve was at Reed College, Brennan involved with him. Jobs also became friend with Reed’s student body president “Robert Friedland” Brannan did not have the plan to attend Reed college and she was supportive of Jobs when he had told her that he wants to drop out of college because he did not want to spend his parent;s money on it and neither Brannan’s father nor Job’s adoptive parents had gone to college. In 1973, Steve Wozniak designed his own version of the classic video game named “pong”, After completing a game, Wozniak gave it to Jobs, who then took the game down to Atari Inc.

Career:

According to Brannan, Steve lived a simple life and living in the cabin, working at Atari and he saving money for his trip to India. In 1974, Steve traveled to India with his Reed friend Daniel Kottke. After 7 months, when Jobs returned to the U.S, He had changed his appearance, shaving his head and had started wearing traditional Indian clothes.

In 1971, Wozniak invented Apple 1 computer and showed that to Jobs. Jobs suggested that sell it. Jobs, Wozniak and Ronald Wayne established company together named Apple computers in the garage of Steve Jobs. Jobs was only one person who worked in the garage. Wozniak supplied the codes to the Jobs. In 1977, Jobs and Wozniak introduced the Apple || at West Coast computer fair. The Primary designer of Apple computer was Wozniak. jobs became more and more successful at Apple.
In 1978, Mike Scott to serve as the CEO of Apple for the few years. In 1983 jobs hired John Sculley from PepsiCo as an Apple’s CEO. After resignation from Apple in 1985, Jobs Founded the company with the help of Ross Perot, who invested in the company.
In 2007, Apple launched the first multi-touch cell phone for iPhone, involved all features of an iPod as well as a web browser.

In 2003, Jobs suffered from pancreatic cancer. By some time he passed the surgery that ok to remove tumor successfully. Jobs died at his home in Palo Alto California on the October 5th, 2011, because of his health was a complication from a relapse of his pancreatic cancer.

Unknown Facts:

  • In mid-1972, Jobs moved back to back to the San Francisco Bay Area and he was renting his own apartment.
  • In 1973, Jobs came the first time in India.

Master Strokes:

  • In 1977, He introduced his the first highly successful mass-produced microcomputer products.

Controversy:

  • Jobs had a public war of words with Dell Computer CEO Michael Dell, starting in 1987 when Jobs first criticized Dell for making “un-innovative beige boxes”. On October 6, 1997, at a Gartner Symposium, when Dell was asked what he would do if he ran the then-troubled Apple Computer company, he said: “I’d shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders.”

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 2002, He received the Grammy Trustees Award
  • In 2011, He received the Bravo Otto award.
  • In 1985, He received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.

What can we learn from him??

Like Steve Jobs, Live life by your own rules. Follow your heart, Don’t worried about others opinions. Never stop dreaming big.

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