Through life’s experiences...|
Project Goal: To recognize how a contributor consciously widens and deepens his/her “Success Vision” through life’s experiences (using case studies of well-known personalities).Also seeing the connection between one’s Success Vision and the career choices one makes.
STEVE JOBS pg. 2-
MARK ZUKERBERG pg.
BILL GATES pg.
Born : February 24, 1955
Died : October 5, 2011(2011-10-05) (aged 56)
Nationality : American
Occupation : Co-founder, Chairman and CEO,
Co-founder and CEO,
Founder and CEO,
Years active : 1974–2011
Making the world more transparent...
Born : May 14, 1984 (age 28)
Nationality : American
Occupation : Chairman & CEO of Facebook, Inc.
Years active : 2004–present
Awards : Time Person of the Year 2010
Known for : Co-founding Facebook in 2004;
world's 2nd youngest self-made billionaire (2012)
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking site Facebook. Zuckerberg is the chairman and chief executive of Facebook, Inc. Zuckerberg's personal wealth is estimated to be $9.4 billion as of 2012. Born and raised in New York state, Zuckerberg began writing software as a hobby in middle school, with help from his father and a tutor. In high school, he excelled in classic literature and fencing while studying at Phillips Exeter Academy. Zuckerberg later attended Harvard College, majoring in computer science and psychology. In his sophomore year, he wrote a notorious application that he called Facemash that allowed students on the college's network to vote on the relative attractiveness of other students. It was shut down within days, and led to disciplinary action. Together with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum,Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes they launched Facebook from their dormitory room. They took Facebook to other campuses nationwide and soon after moved to Palo Alto, California. By 2007, Facebook had made him a billionaire at the age of 23.By 2010, Facebook had an estimated 500 million users worldwide and reached 1 billion in 2012. Zuckerberg was involved in various legal disputes initiated by others who claimed a share of the company due to their help in setting it up. Since 2010, Zuckerberg has been named among the 100 wealthiest and most influential people in the world by Time magazine's Person of the Year.In 2010 the founding of Facebook was made into a major Hollywood movie, The Social Network where he was portrayed by Jesse Eisenberg Early years
Zuckerberg began using computers and writing software in middle school. His father taught him Atari BASIC Programming in the 1990s, and later hired software developer David Newman to tutor him privately. Newman calls him a "prodigy", adding that it was "tough to stay ahead of him". Zuckerberg took a graduate course in the subject at Mercy College near his home while still in high school. He enjoyed developing computer programs, especially communication tools and games. In one such program, since his father's dental practice was operated from their home, he built a software program he called "ZuckNet" that allowed all the computers between the house and dental office to communicate with each other. It is considered a "primitive" version of AOL's Instant Messenger, which came out the following year. According to writer Jose Antonio Vargas, "some kids played computer games. Mark created them."...