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An evening with Steve Wozniak, Co-founder of Apple Inc. - Silk Speaker Series

University of San Francisco School of Management

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)

An evening with Steve Wozniak, Co-founder of Apple...

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The University of San Francisco School of Management presents Steve Wozniak, Co-founder of Apple Inc.

  • 5:30 - 6:30 PM Networking & Hosted Appetizers
  • 6:30 - 7:15 PM Steve Wozniak, Co-founder of Apple Inc.
  • 7:15 - 7:30 PM Questions from the Audience

Engineering genius Steve Wozniak founded Apple Inc. with Steve Jobs. A pioneer of the personal computer revolution, Steve Wozniak single-handedly built the first Apple computer prototype. Get a chance to hear about Apple's humble beginnings and how “Woz” revolutionized the status quo by inventing the impossible.

A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than thirty years, Steve Wozniak has helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple’s first line of products the Apple I and II and influenced the popular Macintosh. In 1976, Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. with Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer. The following year, he introduced his Apple II personal computer, featuring a central processing unit, a keyboard, color graphics, and a floppy disk drive. The Apple II was integral in launching the personal computer industry.

In 1981, he went back to UC Berkeley and finished his degree in electrical engineering/computer science. For his achievements at Apple, Wozniak was awarded the National Medal of Technology by the President of the United States in 1985, the highest honor bestowed on America’s leading innovators.

In 2000, he was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame and was awarded the prestigious Heinz Award for Technology, The Economy and Employment for single-handedly designing the first personal computer and for then redirecting his lifelong passion for mathematics and electronics toward lighting the fires of excitement for education in grade school students and their teachers.

Through the years, Wozniak has been involved in various business and philanthropic ventures, focusing primarily on computer capabilities in schools and stressing hands-on learning and encouraging creativity for students. Making significant investments of both his time and resources in education, he adopted the Los Gatos School District, providing students and teachers with hands-on teaching and donations of state-of-the-art technology equipment. He founded the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and was the founding sponsor of the Tech Museum, Silicon Valley Ballet and Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose.

Wozniak is Chief Scientist at Primary Data and is a published author with the release of his New York Times best selling autobiography, iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon by Norton Publishing. His television appearances include reality shows “Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List”, ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” and “The Big Bang Theory.” In 2014, he was awarded the Hoover Medal, a prestigious honor given for “outstanding extra-career services by engineers to humanity,” and was inducted into the IndustryWeek Manufacturing Hall of Fame.

The USF Silk Speaker Series brings international thought leaders in business, finance, and global issues to the University of San Francisco. Learn more at www.usfca.edu/silk


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University of San Francisco - War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center
2335 Golden Gate Ave
San Francisco, CA 94118

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)


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