Our Story

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Steven Paul was born in San Francisco, the son of Abdulfattah and Joanne. He is adopted by Jobs Family[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”1969″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=””]steve_wozniak_and_steve_jobs_met2[1]

Steve Jobs meets Steve Wozniak, 5 years older, through a mutual friend. Woz and Steve share a love of electronics, Bob Dylan, and pranks[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”1 Apr 1976″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=””]full.2366288306_b60155ce23_o[1]

Apple Computer Inc. is incorporated by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ron Wayne[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Spring 1976″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=””]steve_wozniak_and_steve_jobs_1[1]

Steve and Woz start assembling Apple I computers in the Jobses’ garage, and sell them to computer hobbyists, including 50 for the Byte Shop[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_feat time_title=”12 Dec 1980″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=”” arrow_position=”top”]

Apple goes public, increasing Steve Jobs’ net worth from dozens of millions of dollars to over $200 million[/icon_timeline_feat][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Feb 1982″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=””]Striking-It-Rich[1]

A portrait of Steve Jobs ends up on the cover of Time Magazine, under the title ‘Striking it Rich’.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”8 Apr 1983″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=””]01[1]

PepsiCo CEO John Sculley becomes Apple’s CEO after having been wooed by Steve Jobs for several months[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”24 Jan 1984″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=””]apple-1984-runner

Macintosh is launched in great fanfare at Apple’s annual shareholder meeting[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”17 Sep 1985″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=””]070409c1N

Steve Jobs resigns from Apple and starts NeXT with five other refugees from Apple.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”1986-1996 NeXT Pixar & wilderness” line_style=”” line_width=”1″ line_radius=”5″ seperator_title_font=”” seperator_title_font_style=”” font_size=”” el_class=””][icon_timeline_item time_title=”30 Jan 1986″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=””]

Jobs buys the computer division of George Lucas’ ILM for $10 million and incorporates it as Pixar.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”12 Oct 1988″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=””]Steve Jobs introduces the NeXT Cube in San Francisco to great critical acclaim, pitching it as a workstation for higher education

13[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Apr 1989″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=””]Steve-Jobs-Entrepreneur-of-the-Decade-cover-story-1989-pop_10605

Steve Jobs is named ‘Entrepreneur of the decade’ by Inc. magazine[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”18 Mar 1991″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=””]Steve-Jobs-Laurene-Powell-wedding

Steve Jobs marries Laurene Powell in Yosemite under the blessing of Steve’s old zen guru Kobin Chino. Laurene is already pregnant[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_feat time_title=”29 Nov 1995″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=”” arrow_position=”top”]Toy-Story

One week after Toy Story is out, Pixar goes public. Steve Jobs’s worth rises to $1.5 billion, more than it ever was during his first tenure at Apple[/icon_timeline_feat][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Early 1996″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=””]01pixar.xlarge1

Steve Jobs negotiates a breakthrough deal between Pixar and Disney with its CEO Michael Eisner. The deal includes landmark rights for a studio, such as equal billing[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Dec 1996″ title_text_typography=”” title_font=”” title_font_style=”” title_font_size=”” desc_text_typography=”” desc_font=”” desc_font_style=”” desc_font_size=”” icon_type=”noicon” icon=”” icon_img=”” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_border_style=”” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ icon_animation=”” time_link_apply=”” time_link=”” time_read_text=”Read More” el_class=””]next-apple-merger

Apple, which was desperately looking for a modern operating system to buy, eventually buys NeXT for $400 million. Steve Jobs is named “informal adviser” to Apple CEO Gil Amelio[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”to be continued…” line_style=”” line_width=”1″ line_radius=”5″ seperator_title_font=”” seperator_title_font_style=”” font_size=”” el_class=””][/icon_timeline]