Steve Jobs

The Man Behind Apple

Triumphs

  • Started NeXT after being fired from Apple
  • Jobs bought Pixar, and brought it from bankruptcy to a profit
  • Jobs was hired again to be in control of Apple
  • The iPhone was awarded "Invention of the Year" in 2007

Obstacles

  • In 1985 Steve Jobs was fired from his job at Apple
  • He was tempermental
  • When he began, had almost no technical knowledge
  • He had to deal with cancer during his last few years

Career Goals

  • Products had to be of highest quality
  • Jobs wanted to be on the forefront of all technology
  • Wanted the best looking technology

Why is Apple so great?

Jobs created many revoultionary products: the iPod, the iMac, the iPhone, the iPad, and the iCloud. He not only created amazing products for the people to use, he lit a fire under the bottoms of other personal technology companys. He made the market more competitve. Steve Jobs also produced technology that some people could never dream of making. Steve Jobs played a major role in making not only Apple successful, but Disney and Pixar as well. Although Jobs is no longer with us, his legacy will live on for generations to come as one of the most charismatic and creative inventors of the century.