Steve Jobs

  • Steven P. Jobs was born in San Francisco, California

  • Sculley called a board meeting to resolve the matter. Apple's board of directors sided with Sculley and removed Jobs from his managerial duties as head of the Macintosh division

  • Designed, developed, and marketed one of the first commercially successful lines of personal computers, the Apple II series.

  • Went to reed college but dropped out a year later

  • Apple recruited Miek Scott from National semiconductor to serve as ceo for what turend out to be sveral turbent years

  • Apple aried a super bowl commerical tiled '1984"

  • Jobs lured Jhon Sculley away from pepsi-cola to serve as Apple's CEO

  • after losing power strugglewith board of directors, jobs resigned from Apple

  • After leaving Apple, Jobs founded NeXT Computer, with $7 million

  • he attracted the attention of billionaire Ross Perot who invested heavily in the company

  • Jobs bought The Graphics Group (later renamed Pixar) from Lucas film’s computer graphics division for the price of $10 million, $5 million of which was given to the company as capital.

  • He got married

  • after having sold only 50,000 machines, NeXT transitioned fully to software development with the release of NeXTSTEP/Intel

  • A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2,Monsters, Inc. Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Cars Ratatouille, WALL-E Up, and Toy Story 3 (2010

  • Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, WALL-E, Up and Toy Story 3 each received the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, an award introduced in 2001

  • Jobs announced that Pixar would seek a new partner to distribute its films after its contract with Disney expired.

  • Diagnosed with pancreatic cancer