9 January 2012

tEn StRaNge FaCts abOut StEvE jObS

Steve Jobs One of the recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution. 
Here are Ten Strange Facts About Him .
                           

    
Fact 1 : 


Full name of Steve Jobs (Co-founder and CEO of Apple Inc.) is Steven Paul Jobs.


Fact 2 : 


Born in San Francisco in 1955, and adopted by Paul Reinhold Jobs and Clara Jobs at birth.The Techno-Buddhist 


Fact 3 : 


Came in India in the summer of 1974 and stayed here for seven months.
Steve Jobs is a college dropout.


Fact 4 : 


In 1983, Jobs hired John Sculley (President of Pepsi-Cola) to serve as Apple’s CEO. Jobs asked Scully, “Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world?”




Fact 5 : 


After leaving Apple in 1985, Jobs founded NeXT Computer (in 1985), with $7 million.


Fact 6 : 


Steve’s salary in Apple as a CEO was $1/Year, 50 cents for attending the meetings and 50 cents for his performance.


Fact 7 : 


Steve held 5.426 million Apple shares and Forbes estimated his net wealth at $8.3 billion in 2010.



Fact 8 :


According to a reports, Steve’s kept a 1966 BMW R60/2 motorcycle in his living room.What a passion :P

Fact 9 :


Steve Jobs enrolled at Reed College in Portland, Oregon.left after one semester. :P
Steve Jobs is a college dropout.


 Fact 10 : 



In terms of an inspirational leader, Steve Jobs is really the best I have ever met," said former Microsoft Chairman and Chief Architect, Bill Gates in January 1998 when asked to name the CEO he most admired. 



3 comments:

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  2. there are 10 more stranger facts then this:--

    1. Steve dropped out of college after one semester to save his parent’s money. He did drop-in though for 18 months.
    While dropping in on classes, he slept on the floors of his friends’ places, turned in coke bottles for 5 cents to use the money to eat with, and hiked 7 miles across town once a week to get a decent meal at the Hare Krishna temple in town.

    2. He worked with Steve Wozniak for Atari game systems before Apple Computers. They reportedly were paid $5,000 for their work of which he shared $375 with Wozniak.

    3. We all probably know that Steve Jobs began Apple Computers, Inc., in 1976 with Steve Wozniak in his parents’ garage. But there was a third member, Ronald Wayne. After two weeks Ronald left for a one time payment of $800 for his share of Apple stock. Reportedly this stock would be worth $22 billion today.

    4. Jobs and Wozniak named the company Apple because they were huge Beatles fans.

    5.Steve had over 300 patents he is indeed a techy guy .


    6. He was dyslexic.

    7. He owned over 100 pairs of Levi jeans.

    8. Jobs stock in Disney had more value than in Apple, since Steve sold a lot of shares in the 90’s and owned less than 1% at the time of his death.

    9. Jobs bought Pixar for 5 million and transformed it with their first movie Toy Story

    10. He saw his first computer at age 12.

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