Steve Jobs : An Innovator And Visionary

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Trevir Nath
As an innovator and visionary in technology, Steve Jobs’ accomplishments can be held on a pedestal with the likes of Bill Gates, Larry Paige, Sergey Brin and Mark Zuckerberg to name a few. All highly regarded in technology for shaping consumerism and how the individuals access to information has transformed. Predominantly known as CEO of Apple before his tragic death, Steve Jobs has had a profound effect on the world outside of consumer products. From the inception of the iPod to smartphones and tablets, Steve Jobs has been widely recognized as one of the greatest technological visionaries in recent times. While Apple products and the name Steve Jobs have become synonymous, Jobs is also responsible for the ascension of animated films with the purchase of Pixar in 1986. Besides his breakthroughs in consumer products and animated films, Jobs has accomplishments spanning charitable donations and environmental causes. Over the course of his lifetime, the achievements and innovations Steve Jobs made through business ventures continues to affect consumerism and life styles worldwide.
Consumer’s unfamiliar with Steve Jobs’ story, predominantly associate his success with Apple and its product. However in the early days, Job’s history with Apple proved to be a rocky one. After resigning from Apple in 1985, Jobs founded NeXT. NeXT was focused on creating computers for business and educational needs. While NeXT was not all that successful based on units sold, the
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