was one of the world changers in the last four decades. He founded Apple Inc. in 1970s. He was the chairman and managing director of
Apple Inc. Apple is one of the biggest
computer manufacturers. Apple also
develops software. Long ago, he had introduced
computers for children to learn. He
introduced the Macintosh operating system.
He made it usable by all people and not just by computer scientists.
He was a good person and led a good family
life too. He married Laurene Powell, who
did MBA at Standford, in 1991. There is
a film also on his life. Jobs also
founded two more companies Pixar and Next.
Jobs was one of the richest men.
He has revolutionized with a lot of new innovations and technologies,
including iPod, iPhone and iPad.
He was born in San Francisco on 24th Feb.
1955. He died on 5th Oct.
2011. His father, a professor, was from
Syria. His mother was a speech
therapist. He was adopted by Clara and
Paul Jobs from Mountain View, California. He had four children. Jobs was interested in electronics during
childhood. He was not very much
interested in studies at school. He knew
his partner Steve Wozniak from high school onward. Steve Jobs dropped out of college and joined
creative classes at a school.
He joined a job as a video game designer in
1974 and left it. He came to India. In
1976, Jobs and Wozniak started Apple computer in Jobs family garage. They sold user-friendly computers. Their Apple-II earned a lot of profit and made
the company famous. In 1985 he left
Apple to start NeXT Inc. which is a hardware and software company. In 1986 he purchased “Pixar Animation
Studios.” That was merged with Walt
Disney and thus Jobs became Disney’s largest shareholder.
1995 Jobs returned to Apple. He popularized
his own product iMac and revolutionized the company with successful products as
Macbook Air, iPod, iPhone and iTunes.
Jobs the computer was the most remarkable tool that was invented. His mantras for successful development had
been Focus and Simplicity.
He quoted that
our life is limited and we shouldn’t live someone else’s life. We should live our own life. Quality is better than quantity. Innovation distinguishes between a leader and
a follower. Great things in real life
are done by a team of people. Design is
not just what it looks like and feels like.
Design is how it works. The only
way to do great work is to love what you do.
Find the work that you love to do.