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True or false statements
Early life
Founding of Apple
Founding of NeXT Inc.
Founding of Pixar
Return to Apple
Wealth
Menagement style
Health issues and death
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dropping out – To withdraw from participation,
as in a game, club, or school.
to lure - Something that tempts or attracts with
the promise of pleasure or reward.
struggle - To contend or compete
to terminate - To bring to an end or halt
pancreas – trzustka
liver – wątroba
relapse - To regress after partial recovery from
illness.
Respiratory arrest - the cessation of breathing

True or false statements
Jobs was given away for adoption
 Jobs co-founded Pepsi-Cola
 Pixar made the first animated cinema
movie
 Disney published Pixar movies
 Jobs earned only 1$ a year as CEO in
Apple
 Jobs menagement style was passive
and undemanding


Early life


Born 1955 in San Francisco



Adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs



Moved at the age of 5 to Mountain View



Graduated High School in 1972



Dropped out of College after only one
semester

Founding of Apple


In 1976 Jobs, Steve Wozniak and
Ronald Wayne founded Apple



1983 Jobs lured John Sculley away
from Pepsi-Cola



1984 first Macintosh



Internal power struggle between Jobs
and Sculley

Founding of Apple


Jobs called a board meeting to resolve
the problem



Board of directors sided with Sculley
and removed Jobs from his duties



Jobs resigned five months later and
founded NeXT Inc. the same year

Founding of NeXT Inc.


Founded 1985 by Jobs



NeXT first workstations released in 1990



In 1993 transitioned to software
development



First profit of 1.03 million in 1994



Apple acquired NeXT in 1997

Founding of Pixar


1986 Jobs bought The Graphics Group



The first animated movie – Toy story –
released in 1995



2004 Jobs announced that Pixar would
seek a new partner to distribute their films

Founding of Pixar
 2006

Disney purchased Pixar in an
all-stock transaction worth $7.4billion

 Jobs

joined the companys board of
directors upon completion of the
merger

Return to Apple


Since Apple bought NeXT in 1997, Jobs
became again a part of the company he
founded



Jobs became interim chief executive, but de
facto CEO



Terminated many projects and started new
ones



Sales increased significantly

Return to Apple


2001 release of the first iPod



2003 opening of the iTunes Store



2007 the first iPhone was launched



Jobs resigned as 2011 CEO due to poor
health

Wealth


Jobs earned only 1$ a year as CEO of
Apple, but held 5.5million Apple shares
as well as 138 million shares in Disney



Forbes estimated his net wealth at
8.3billion in 2010 (42nd wealthiest
american)

Management style


He was a demanding perfectionist



Aspired that his products to be at the
forefront of the information technology by
foreseeing and setting trends



Commentaries on his temperamental,
aggressive and demanding style can be
found in many books

Health issues and death


In 2003 Jobs was diagnosed with
pancreas cancer, the prognosis is
usually very poor



In 2004 he had and operation, which
appeared to be successfull



2009 he announced a six-month leave
of absence to focus on his health

Health issues and death
2009 he underwent a liver
transplant, his prognosis was
described as excellent
 August 2011, he announced his
resignation as Apple`s CEO
 Steve Jobs died at his California
home on October 5, 2011, due
to complications from relapse of
his previous pancreatic cancer,
resulting in respiratory arrest.


True or false statements
Jobs was given...
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