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Steve Jobs and the most important people in his life

Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple12 and single largest shareholder of The Walt Disney Company

Talk about Steve Jobs is synonymous with technological innovation. His way of thinking led Apple to become a benchmark company in various aspects, which also had an impact on other markets, especially in work, student and other more personal, such as the way to achieve goals.

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But everything he achieved was not only the result of his ingenuity, but also the influence of people who passed through his life, including those who clashed with both the technology company and Pixar.

In Jobs’ biographical book, written by Walter Issacson, Several people who were fundamental and were part of the life of the businessman are named.

in its beginnings

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Within the list three names stand out, at least in what has to do with the base of the construction of Manzana. The first is undoubtedly Steve Wozniack, co-founder of the company and who became the brain, from the technical point of view, of the company.

In the book they describe him in the best possible way: “The gifted electronics man. Jobs was able to package and market his amazing motherboards.” In other words, he turned the technical part into a striking product.

Steve Jobs, American businessman, industrial designer, business magnate, media owner, and investor.
Steve Jobs, American businessman, industrial designer, business magnate, media owner, and investor.
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It is also mentioned to Mike Markkula, “the first great investor and president of Apple, as well as a father figure.” Without him, the company would surely have taken a long time to consolidate financially, because the businessman bought a third of the company for $250,000 and directed them to the business level.

Finally, it is also named Regis Mckennathe “advertising genius who guided Jobs at the beginning of his career and continued to act as a marketing guru”, one of the keys to the company, because beyond its technological innovations, it was always in charge of selling experiences and having a totally clear approach to talking to people.

Then other important people appear at the beginning of the consolidation of the company, such as Bill Atkinson, Mike Murray and Andrea Cunninghamwho were instrumental in the creation and sale of the Macintosh.

Another important name in this panorama is ronald wayneone of the company’s founders and little-known partner, but who eventually left the company by selling his shares for $800, which later came to be valued at between $6 billion and $7 billion.

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Steve Jobs died at his home in California at 2:00 p.m. on October 5, 2011, at the age of 56, as a result of respiratory arrest due to metastases from pancreatic cancer that was discovered in 2004.
Steve Jobs died at his home in California at 2:00 p.m. on October 5, 2011, at the age of 56, as a result of respiratory arrest due to metastases from pancreatic cancer that was discovered in 2004.

Beyond the technical

One way Jobs has influenced the world is his way of thinking. That is why he is also named Otogawa Chinese Kobunthe Zen who became his meditation and spiritual guide, one of the mechanisms he used was introspection to change the way his mind works, using the mind itself.

also appears Nolan Bushnellcreator of Atari and Pong, the first video game in history, a fundamental figure for Jobs in his process of entrepreneurship and innovation.

In addition, his closest relatives are named, such as his adoptive parents: Clara Hagopian and Paul Jobstheir children Erin Jobs, Eve Jobs and Reed Jobsand the story of his sister Mona Simpson, whom he met in 1986 and forged a great friendship, was even the inspiration for several of her novels.

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