Leaders in the STEM and Cyber World
Bill Gates: A Major Leader in the Cyber World
Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955. He is a prime leader and inspiration of the cyber world. This is because he was one of the founders, besides Paul Allen, of Microsoft. Microsoft is a PC software program that is used in schools, offices, businesses, and basically everywhere, all around the world. It has impacted the cyber world increasingly because it is pretty much the "base" of cyber and technology. Bill Gates is the wealthiest man in the world, thanks to his software. He also stepped down from CEO of Microsoft in Januay 2000.
Steve Jobs: Another Major Leader in the Cyber World
A majority of people throughout the world are quite familiar with the booming company known as Apple Inc. Apple was founded by, now dead, Steve Jobs. Jobs was born on February 24, 1955. Steve Jobs, along with Ronald Wayne, founded Apple Inc. on April 1, 1976. Apple was a big stepping stone for technology and the cyber world. They were one of the first companies to release a common item used today, smartphones. Without smartphones, our technology would not be as advanced as it currently is. But sadly, Jobs passed away on October 5, 2011. In 2003, He recieved information that he had a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor. Steve Jobs was a member of The Walt Disney Company's board of directors for Pixar.
Henry Ford: A Leader in the STEM World
Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863. The Ford Motor Company was founded by him and it was incorporated on June 16, 1903. Ford Motor Company is a popular automaker brand that is known very well to this day. Henry Ford created the first automobile that the average American could afford. From their popular King Ranch trucks to their Fusion cars, Ford Motor Company has showed to be very successful. Ford Motor Company's success has shown us that not everything has to be exceedingly expensive. Ford died on April 7, 1947. His success lead him to becoming one of the most popular and wealthiest people in the world. Henry Ford left most of his money with the Ford Foundation, a determined foundation that strives to boost human welfare.
Albert Einstein: A Leader in the STEM World
Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879. One of the many things that he did was explore the formula "E=mc^2." This formula is one of the most well-known formulas in the world. This was a big deal for mathmaticians and STEM because it shows that matter and energy is the same thing. Einstein was visiting the United States for a little while, but that quickly transformed into a move to the United States, since he was Jewish, once Adolf Hitler recieved power of Germany in 1933. More than 300 papers were published by Einstein. But he sadly died on April 18, 1955. His work is still used to this day.