In this post you will know the story of Steve Jobs‘ ascension from college dropout into one of the most He is a renowned businessman, faces problems in his personal and professional life while trying to launch three products in the market.
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Full name: Steven Paul Jobs
BORN ON- 24th February 1955
Birth place– San Francisco,California,United State
Occupation-Entrepreneur ,Industrial Designer,Investor ,Media Proprietor
- Co-founder ,Chairman and CEO of Apple Inc.
- Founder,Chairman and CEO of NeXT
Hobbies: Reading ,Watching and Playing Football(Soccer) and Cricket,Sketching ,Playing Chess
Father name: Paul Jobs
Mother Name: Clara JobS
Wife Name: Powell Jobs
Son’s Name-Reed Jobs
Daughter’s Name: Erin Jobs ,Eve Jobs,Lisa Jobs Brennan Jobs
Steve Jobs ,the co-founder of Apple was born on February 24th 1955 in San Francisco California United States his father’s name was Abdulfattah Johm Jandali and mother’s name was Joanne Carole Schieble.
His father was a teacher businessman and political scientist he was the adoptedson of Paul Reinhold and Clara JobsPaul was a carpenter and mechanic Clarawas an accountant
It was not until Jobs was 27 that he was able to uncover information on his Biological Parents
Paul and Clara adopted Steve Jobs
- By the time he was ten,Steve Jobs was deeply involved in electronics .He had difficulty in making friends with children of his own age,and was senn by his classmate as a loner
- After passing his high school in 1972 he enrolled at the reedcollege
- Dropped out of the same in a time frame of six months to pursue creative classes including a course on calligraphy .
- His first move professionally was that of a technicianat Atari incorporated in Los Gatos California in 1973
- In mid 1974 jobs went to India to meet Neem Karoli Baba for spiritual enlightenment
When steve jobs was enrolled at Homestead High School,he was introduced to his future partner and co-founder of Apple Computer,Steve Wozniak
In 1976 along with Wozniak he founded Apple computer company Initially the company mainly aimed at selling circuit boards the same year Wozniak invented the Apple like computer .Wozniak had designed a low cost digital “blue box” to generate the necessary tones to manipulate the telephone network,allowing free long -distance call. Steve jobs decided that they could make money selling it.
Steve Jobs said if not for the blue boxes ,there would have been no apple.
In 1976,when Steve Jobs was just 21 , he and Steve Wozniak started Apple Computer in the Jobs family garage by selling his Volkswagen bus
On 1977,Steve Jobs and Wozniak introduced the Apple II
In 1985 difference of opinion between him and the company’s CEO John Sculley led to Jobs resigning from his own founded company
Following his resignation from Apple in 1985, he found it NeXT incorporated with $7 Million ,A year later he was running out of money, Eventually ,Jobs attracted the attention of billionaire Ross Perot who invested heavily in the company.The company was famous for its technical strengths especially its object-oriented software development system
In 1986 Steve purchased an animation company from George Lucas,which later became Pixar Animation Studio.
Pixar’s films share collectively netted $4 billion.
Studio merged with Walt Disney in 2006,making Steve Jobs Disney’s largest shareholder.
FILM PRODUCED BY PIXAR WAS –
- TOY STORY(1995)
- A BUG’S LIFE(1998)
- TOY STORY(1999)
- Finding Nemo(2003)
- The Incredibles(2004)
- TOY STORY 3(2010)
Now when he left Apple , the Apple get a huge loss So In1977,Jobs returned to his post as Apple’s CEO
He puts Apple back on track.
- In 1998 AppleiMac was introduced to the world which was the direct result of his return to Apple
- In 2000 he became the permanent CEO of Apple adopting the title ICO
- In 2001 the company sorted into the world of music with the introduction of iPod , iTunes digital music software and iTunes Store
- In 2007 he started cellular phonebusiness with the launch of iPhone \
- In 2008 iPhone 3G was released with three chief features
- In 2009 Fortune magazine named him as the CEO of the decade . Following year he ranked at number 17 in Forbes list of the world’s most powerful people
- In 2010 he was named Person of the Year by Financial Times .
- In 2010 he launched iPhone 4
- In 2011 iPhone 4s was released .
LOVE LIFE OF STEVE JOBS
WIFE NAME-Laurene Powell
GIRLFRIEND NAME-Chris Ann Brennen
Steve Jobs and Laurene Powell married on March 18,1991.The pair met in the early 1990s at Sandford Business School,where Powell was an MBA student who later lived together in Palo Alto,California ,with their three children,
Relationship with his Girlfriend
He was blessed with a girl child Lisa Brennan Jobs from his love partner Chris Ann Brennen in 1978 at the age of 23
Chirsann struggled financially for much of her life ,and Jobs did not Initiate a Relationship with his daughter until she was 7 year Old and later he acknowledged Lisa as his child and later “Steve apologized many times over for his behavior” towards her and Lisa
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Death (BATTLE WITH CANCER)
In 2003,Steve Jobs discovered that he had a neuroendocrine tumor, a rare but operable form of pancreatic cancer.
In 2004,he had a successful surgery to remove the pancreatic tumor.
Early in 2009,reports circulated about Jobs weight loss, some predicting his health issues and he started dealing with a hormone imbalance.
In January 2011,Steve jobs announced that he was going on medical leave and he resigned as CEO of Apple ,handling the resign to Cook then he died on October 5th 2011 in Palo Alto California,United States at the age of 56 .
Quotes Said By Steve Jobs-
- “Sometimes life’s going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did.”
- “Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?”
- “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like design is how it works ” said Steve Jobs
- You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.
- It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
- For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.
- Stay Hungry,Stay Foolish
- Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.
- Your Time is Limited. Don’t Waste it living someones else life.
- I think we’re having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we’re always trying to do better.
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