Today we are going to discuss a person. He not only changed his life but also introduced something that no one was expecting. Soon he changed the way of doing business, of course, to solve problems in no time. You will think who can be this person?
Let’s take a tour of his life with me. After birth on February 24, 1955, in San Francisco, California, USA. He was adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs, not a wealthy couple but was enough to get a decent life for their children. This adopted boy was Steve Jobs.
Early Life of Steve Jobs:
Though raised in Cupertino, during his early schooling, he got an interest in engineering. He gained admission to Reed College. After a year, he left the college after dropping out in his first year. After leaving college, he started at Atari corporation as a video game designer. After working for some time in the atari corporation, he made enough money to make him fly to India to experience Buddhism.
Early days of founding Apple:
Steve left India after seven months and came back to silicon valley. He met one of his high school friends Stephen Wozniak who was working in a company. Stephen Wozniak told his ideas of designing his computer logic board. Steve was admired by the concept and put proposals to get work together. They started work in Job’s garage, suggesting the name Apple I to the project.
The Apple I was sufficiently working, and this is replaced by another more advanced model Apple II. In 1977, the company was officially registered and started offering the stock.
The success of Apple:
Apple II was still grabbing the interests of costumes, selling in the market quite well. But there were two new projects which failed to put an influence on the market. These two projects were Apple III and Lisa.
The beginning of the 1980s was not so overwhelming for Apple Inc. as Apple III, and Lisa could not take an interest. Pepsico CEO Sculley replaced Steve to define the future of the company. Scully, for the next seven years, survives and manages to get things on track.
During the Scully period, Apple Inc. enjoys strong growth in its market share. The Scully team worked on new projects that include laser printers, Macintosh Portable, PowerBooks, the Newton, and much more.
The Comeback of Steve Jobs:
After the Scully era in Apple, Amelio was the new CEO of the corporation. Amelio faces the problem during the early days of joining. The problem was with the Apple Macintosh as it was getting unuseful, and the market was setting with the Microsoft operating system standards. Amelio buys NeXT from the founding father of Apple Inc. Steve Jobs.
When Jobs overthrew Amelio and took Apple’s reigns once more in 1997, the hardware was then totally digitized. He introduced the iMac with a firm marketing policy with the slogan “Think Different.” Jobs’ efforts in marketing help increase the company’s reach and profits.
Achievements of Steve Jobs and Apple In:
- He is the co-founder of apple.
- He is credited to Apple I, II, III, and Lisa.
- He worked in famous companies like Atari and NeXT.
- He made Apple Inc. a multi-billion company.
- He introduced portable music devices.
- He was able to switch from PowerPC to Intel’s core.
- The revolution in the mobile phone industry introduces the apple smartphone(iPhone).
The Market share of the company:
Apple is now becoming the most prominent technology corporation. According to some reports, Apple achieved a milestone. In August 2018, Apple Inc. became the first $1 Trillion worth company and, roughly two years later, became the first publicly traded U.S. company to surpass $2 Trillion. In the first quarter of 2021, it reached $2.08 Trillion worth of a market share.
Death of Steve Jobs:
Steve Jobs died on October 5, 2011. He died at the age of 56 due to a respiratory arrest related to the tumour. According to the New York Times, the funeral of Steve was attended by celebrities and business tycoons, including Bill Clinton, Microsoft co-founder, and Jobs’s long-time business rival Bill Gates and singer Joan Baez, who once dated Jobs.