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Steve Jobs Life
Born 24th Feb, 1955 in San Francisco, Steve Paul Jobs was an adopted child.

Steve and his father worked with electronic in the family garage.

He Skipped 5th grade

He did his schooling and later dropped out from his college.

At 19, got his first job at video-game manufacturer Atari.

Had interest in electronics.

After school, attended lectures at the HP Computing company where he met

future partner Steve Wozniak

Steve Jobs Life

Graduated high school in 1972

Enrolled in Reed College in Oregon

Dropped out after one semester

Slept on his friends dorm room floor

and dropped in on Classes of interest-

I didnt have a dorm room, so I slept on the floor in friends rooms.

Steve Jobs Life
Returned to California in 1974 and was hired as a technician for Atari

Attended meetings at Wozniaks

Homebrew Computer Club

Steve convinced Wozniak to work with him in building computers. For

this Jobs sold his Volkswagen van while Wozniak sold his Hewlett-
Packard Scientific calculator. Jobs named their company Apple in
memory of a happy summer he had spent as an orchard worker in
Steve and Apple
Apples first sales The Byte Shop, a local retailer

First public appearance at the Personal Computer

Festival in 1976

Apple I designed and prototype built

First single board computer with built-in

Video interface

Steve and Apple
First Macintosh January 24, 1984

Apple went public on December 12, 1980,

Steves market value jumped from $7.5 million to

$ 217.5 million

Apple II designed in the following year

Operating System loaded automatically

Smaller Components & built-in circuitry

In 1976, Jobs looked to hire a public relations agency to help advertise.

Most investors turned Apple down

Retired Intel executive Mike Markkula (Finnish) Decided to invest

Markkula became chairman of

Apple in May 1977

Became publicly traded company in 1980

Launched LISA in 1983

First commercial computer to use GUI

Unpopular due to its few software programs

and high price

Macintosh created to compute with PC

Marketed for friendliness, not just a mindless


Very popular sold approximately 70,000 Macs in

the first 100 days

Downfall parting from Apple

Macintosh released
Sales began to plunge

Wozniak quit Apple in 1985

Board members of Apple met on

May 28th , 1985 and each voted
on the removal of Steve from the

At 30 Jobs, was fired from the company he co-founded

with Steve Wozniak.
Steve Later Said:-

I didnt see it then, but it turned out that

getting fired from Apple was the best thing
that could have ever happened to me. The
heaviness of being successful was replaced
by the lightness of being a beginner again,
less sure about everything. It freed me to
enter one of the most creative periods of
my life.
Starting all over again

Decided to start his own

Company. Founded NeXT
Computers in 1989

NeXT turned a profit for the first time in 1992.

NeXT software needed to be made more reliable and

compatible for consumers. Company slowly starts going
Jobs was criticized for wasting
money that belonged to the
company in 1993. Closed a
NeXT factory in the February.
Laid off half of the employees
and stopped making computers.

Also Started Pixar

Pixar was a success story. The company started the first

computer-animated film, Toy Story and when Pixars stock
went public, Jobs became an instant billionaire.

Job Back with a Vengeance

Meanwhile, his old company, Apple was under immense pressure from rival
Microsoft in 1996 posted billions of dollars in losses. Apple was 90 days from

In December 1996 Jobs convinced Apple to buy NeXT and make its software the
foundation of the next-generation Mac OS.

The technology he developed at NeXT became the catalyst of Apples comeback.

Initially appointed as Apples adviser, Steve Jobs was named Apples interim CEO
in 1997

Steves dismissal
Creation of NeXT
Early losses
Pixar animation studios and the first Oscar
Declining Apples market share
December 20, 1996 Apple bought NeXT
Welcomed back the companys founder as informal
Portable Audio Revolution

Less than a year after iTunes was released,

Apple released the iPod

Originally only for Mac users

In July 2002, the new iPod was available

for Windows users as well

Sales skyrocketed and 75% of MP3 players were iPods

In eight weeks, five million songs were sold on iTunes. Took over 80% of
the legal music downloading market.

Steves qualities


Marketing genius

Decision making


Dealing with employees

1976: Steve Wozniak & Steve jobs starts apple
1984: Macintosh Pc debuts
1985: Jobs leaves Apple
1986: Funds Pixar Animation Studios
1997: Rejoins Apple as interim CEO
1998: iMac desktop computer unveiled
2001: iPod unveiled
2007: iPhone launched
2010: Apple begins selling iPad
Aug 9, 2011: Apple briefly becomes worlds
most valuable company
Aug 24, 2011: Jobs steps down as Apple CEO
Oct 5, 2011: Jobs dies after battle with cancer

The style of Steve

He used to say that:- I save time even on thinking what to wear every morning.
U.S. Smartphone Market share

39% Palm



Steve jobs Honors and Awards

2013 Inducted as a Disney Legend.

Grammy Trustees Award, an award for those who have influenced the
2012 music industry in areas unrelated to performance.
Jobs was inducted into the California Hall of Fame, located at The California
2007 Museum for History, Women and the Arts.

2007 Jobs was named the most powerful person in business by Fortune magazine.

1989 'Entrepreneur of the Decade' by Inc. magazine

1987 Jefferson Award for Public Service

1985 National Medal of Technology (with Steve Wozniak)