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Steve Wozniak

Co-founder of Apple Inc.
Male
Born Aug 11, 1950

Stephan Gary "Woz" Wozniak is an American computer engineer and programmer who founded Apple Computer with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne. Wozniak created the Apple I computer and co-created the Apple II computer in the mid-1970s, which contributed significantly to the microcomputer revolution of that era.… Read More

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    Talking To Our Computers Is Changing Who We Are
    Huffington Post - May 20, 2016
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    Yahoo News - Mar 03, 2016
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    Yahoo News - Feb 23, 2016
  • Apple Vs. Fbi: Doj Says Apple Can Keep, Destroy Software Made To Hack Into Shooter’s I Phone
    Yahoo News - Feb 20, 2016

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1950 Birth Born on August 11, 1950.

TWENTIES

1971 20 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1971 Wozniak's friend Bill Fernandez introduced him to Steve Jobs. … Read More
1975 24 Years Old On June 29, 1975 Wozniak tested his first working prototype, displaying a few letters and running sample programs. … Read More
1976 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1976, Wozniak developed the computer that eventually made him famous. … Read More

THIRTIES

1981 30 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 7, 1981, the Beechcraft Bonanza A36TC Wozniak was piloting crashed soon after takeoff from the Sky Park Airport in Scotts Valley, California. … Read More
1982 - 1983 2 More Events
1985 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Even with the success he helped create at Apple, Wozniak felt that Apple was a hindrance to become who he wanted to be, and that it was "the bane of his existence". He enjoyed engineering, not management, and as other engineers joined the growing company, he no longer felt needed at Apple, and by early 1985, Wozniak again left Apple. … Read More
1987 36 Years Old Wozniak founded a new venture called CL 9, which developed and brought the first programmable universal remote control to market in 1987.

FIFTIES

2001 - 2002 2 More Events
In 2006, Wheels of Zeus was closed, and Wozniak founded Acquicor Technology, a holding company for acquiring technology companies and developing them, with Apple alumnae Ellen Hancock and Gil Amelio.
2007 - 2008 2 More Events
2009 58 Years Old In February 2009, Wozniak joined Fusion-io, a data storage and server company, in Salt Lake City, Utah as their chief scientist.
2010 59 Years Old On November 18, 2010, Wozniak gave a speech at the Science & Technology Summit at the World Forum Convention Center in The Hague in which he predicted that Android would be dominant over the iPhone market-wise but the iPhone would retain the quality edge.

LATE ADULTHOOD

On June 9, 2011, Wozniak joined members of Fusion-io’s management team to celebrate the company’s first day of trading on the NYSE by ringing The Opening Bell.
2012 61 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 16, 2012, Wozniak spoke at the "WOZ Live" event at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, Australia.
2013 62 Years Old On November 13, 2013 Wozniak was the keynote speaker at the Internet Summit in Raleigh, NC.
In 2014 Wozniak became an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.
2015 64 Years Old In April of 2015, Wozniak along with Marvel Comics creator and former editor Stan Lee jointly announced they were bringing a new multi genre convention to the San Francisco Bay Area in the form of Silicon Valley Comic Con. … Read More
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