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Steve Jobs

Steve JobsAKA Steven Paul Jobs

Born: 24-Feb-1955
Birthplace: San Francisco, CA
Died: 5-Oct-2011
Location of death: Palo Alto, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic
Remains: Buried, Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Buddhist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Co-Founder of Apple Computer

Co-founder, long-time CEO, and for decades the driving creative spirit behind the Apple computer company.


[1] Peter Elkind, "The Trouble with Steve Jobs", CNN Money, 5 March 2008.

Father: Paul Jobs (adoptive father, machinist, b. 1931)
Mother: Clara Hagopian (adoptive mother, accountant, b. 3-Aug-1924, d.)
Father: Abdulfattah Jandali (biological father)
Mother: Joanne Carole Schieble (biological mother)
Sister: Mona Simpson (biological, b. 14-Jun-1957)
Daughter: Lisa Nicole (namesake of the Apple Lisa, b. 17-Jun-1978)
Wife: Laurene Powell (m. 18-Mar-1991)

    High School: Homestead High School, Cupertino, CA (1972)
    University: Reed College (1972-74)

    Apple CEO (2000-11)
    Apple Interim CEO (1997-2000)
    Pixar CEO (1986-2006)
    NeXT President and CEO (1985-96)
    Apple Co-Founder (1976-85)
    Atari 1974-75
    Hewlett-Packard (summer job)
    Member of the Board of Apple (as Chairman, 1975-77 & 1981-84, as Director, 1996-2011)
    Member of the Board of Disney (2006-11)
    Member of the Board of Pixar (as Chairman, 1986-2006)
    Bill Bradley for President
    National Academy of Engineering
    World Technology Network
    National Medal of Technology and Innovation 1985
    Adopted
    Stomach Pumped accidental pesticide poisoning, childhood
    Paternity Test
    Traveled to the USSR Jul-1985
    Cholecystectomy Whipple procedure
    Liver Transplant Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, TN (Apr-2009)
    Syrian Ancestry (birth father)
    Risk Factors: Pancreatic Cancer, Vegetarian, Marijuana, LSD

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview (16-Nov-2011) · Himself
    The Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires (12-Jun-1996) · Himself

Is the subject of books:
The Second Coming of Steve Jobs, 2000, BY: Alan Deutschman
Steve Jobs -- The Journey is the Reward, 1988, BY: Jeffrey S. Young
Steve Jobs, 2011, BY: Walter Isaacson


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