Nationality : American
Life Time : February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011
Renowned For : The co-founder and CEO of Apple Company which revolutionised the modern society with products like iPad, iPhone, iMac, MacBook, iPod. He was the co-founder & CEO of Pixar which produced 3D imaging software called PhotoRealistic RenderMan or PRMan. He was also the co-founder of NeXT Computer which formed the base of Mac OS X.
Profession : Entrepreneur, Inventor, Marketer and a person who transformed the consumer electronics and entertainment industries like computers, music, smartphones, animation movies, etc.,
Awards & Recognition:
Steve jobs was recognised and awarded many awards which are as follows
- Jobs was posthumously honoured the Grammy Trustees Award, an award honoured for those who have influenced the music industry in areas unrelated to performance.
- Graphisoft company in Budapest unveiled the world’s first bronze statue of Steve Jobs, honouring him as one of the greatest personalities of the modern age.
- Steve Jobs was ranked second behind Thomas Edison, by young adults of age 16-25 when they were asked to identify the greatest innovator of all times.
- Steve Jobs was posthumously recognised as a Disney Legend on 2013.
- Jobs was awarded with National Medal of Technology by President Ronald Reagan in 1985 along with Steve Wozniak.
- He was ranked as No.17 on Forbes magazine: The World’s Most Powerful People.
- Jobs was named the most powerful person in business by Fortune magazine on 2007.
- Steve Jobs (2011), an authorized biography written by Walter Isaacson.