Steve Jobs “A Computer Entrepreneur” Robert T. White Prof. Dobbins Intro. To Computer Programming 105 September 2, 2010 Introduction Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955, in the city of San Francisco. He would soon be known to the World as the Co Founder of Apple computers. And soon to give other innovations such as the NeXT Corp. Then followed by the iMac and the iPod. He then became CEO of Pixar entertainment with movies like Toy Story and others.
This case is based on an interview of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, the author of Jobs's biography. His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large. Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world's most valuable company. Along the way he helped to transform Page 370seven industries: personal computing, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, retail stores, and digital publishing…. When Jobs returned to Apple in 1997, it was producing an array of computers and peripherals, including a dozen different versions of the Macintosh.
Therefore they spent a happy life with each other. After his high school he was enrolled in Reed College in portland.in 1976 he and Wozniak joined apple computers. He provided the best guidance to this company. He reduced the size and improved the performance of machines .but he left apple due to some issues in1985.on October 5, 2011 apple announced that jobs
He was adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs in the same year he was born. In 1972, Jobs graduated from Homestead High School in Los Altos, California. He met Steve Wozniak in a summer job, which had a genius IQ and was an engineering whiz with a passion for inventing electronic gadgets. At that time Wozniak was working in a “blue box”, an illegal pocket-size telephone attachment that allowed the user to make free long-distance calls, in which Job got involved helping Wozniak to sell the device to consumers. In 1972, Jobs went to Reed College in Portland, Oregon, which he dropped out after one semester staying around Reed and becoming involved in the counterculture.
MRKT 5000 Online Course Willie Williams Consumers Take a Shine to Apple Inc. Case Summary: Apple Inc. was started by Steve Wozniacki and Steve Jobs on April 1, 1976. For the first two decades Apple concentrated on manufacturing and selling personal computers. The first personal computer was the Apple I and then the company produced the Apple II, Macintosh and now they produce MacBooks and iMacs. Apple really began to prosper in 2001 when the company began producing the extremely successful iPod music player. Along with the iTunes music stores the iPod revolutionized the way individuals would buy music.
A good example of a game changing company that has help mold the modern world would be Apple. Apple was founded by Steve Jobs and best friend Steve Woznaik on April 1st, 1976. Their first computer was an upgraded version of computer giant IBM’s basic model the 6502. Most people don’t have what it takes to be an entrepreneur or product manager. A lot
Apple Inc., formerly Apple Computer, Inc., is a multinational corporation that creates consumer electronics, computer software, and commercial servers. Founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak effectively created Apple Computer on April 1, 1976, with the release of the Apple I, and incorporated the company on January 3, 1977, in Cupertino, California. For more than two decades, Apple Computer was predominantly a manufacturer of personal computers, including the Apple II, Macintosh, and Power Mac lines, but it faced rocky sales and low market share during the 1990s. Jobs, who had been ousted from the company in 1985, returned to become Apple's CEO in 1996 after his company NeXT was bought by Apple Inc., and he brought with him a new corporate philosophy of recognizable products and simple design. What basic design elements and graphic techniques were used in the creation of this visual identity?
Contributions As a young industrialist, Michael Dell recognized that addressing and anticipating the consumer’s needs was the answer to a successful company. While attending college Dell ventured into the computer industry and brought this customer-service strategy forward as it laid the basic foundation towards the creation of a multi-billion dollar company as evidenced seven years later by becoming a Fortune 500 Company (Krames, 2003, p. 58). Unlike other computer companies, Dell continued to sharpened his focus on the consumer’s requirements instead of selling his products through computer stores, which was uncommon during this period, forced Dell’s rivals to rethink their strategy to combat Dell’s hold on the market. Interestingly enough Krames (2003) provides insight that Dell’s marketing approach towards “mass customization” (p. 49) was the result of good-natured customer service and forward thinking. Coupled with the ability to plan ahead and
Along with his wife they delivered the strategic value of the business. They designed a family oriented business that allowed them to grow in the market and as a family. In approximately ten years they became the service shop of excellence in the Isla Verde area. In 1962 the Quiñones family was offered to be the only certified Mercedes Benz dealership in Puerto Rico. They accepted the challenge to expand and to become the best Mercedes Benz dealer and service shop in Puerto Rico.
The classes were taught by creative animation artists who had worked with Walt Disney. Following his education Lasseter joined the staff of Disney animation in 1979 after graduation but his colleagues were businesspeople and not artists. In the early 1980s, he was interested in using computer graphics technologies for animation. Unfortunately, Disney Studio executives were not interested in this concept. However, Lasseter and his colleague were allowed to create a 30-second test-film.