A brief history of Steve Jobs and how he impacted the company Apple
On February 24, jobs is born in San Francisco. At birth he is immediately given up for adoption. That idea of being thrown away is what will drive Jobs through his entire life.
Date of Birth
Begins a brief stint as an engineer at Atari, working the night shift. Jobs Leaves Atari in the summer to travel through India.
Meets future Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak through a friend. "Hit it off" immediately, despite their four-year age difference.
Jobs Co-founds Apple Computer with Wozniak and Ronald Wayne. That same year, the company sells the Apple 1.
Apple goes public, putting Jobs' net worth north of $200 million.
CEO John Sculley engineers Jobs' ouster from Apple. Jobs resigns as Apple chairman. Jobs is basically thrown out of the company that he created.
Out the Door
Jobs returns to Apple over 10 years later and rises to CEO in order to save company from bankruptcy
This Just Got Big
On June 29, Jobs goes before the world and presents Apples next software, the iphone, which combines all of Apples previous products into one machine