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Steve Jobs was an American entrepreneur and inventor. He was the co-founder (with Steve Wozniak) of Apple computers in 1976 and served as the chairman and CEO of the company. He resigned from Apple in the mid-1980s following disagreements at board level on the appropriate direction for the company, and he founded NeXT, Inc., and later Pixar Animation Studios. He was the CEO of both of these successful companies, and he returned to Apple (following its takeover of NeXT) and transformed Apple to a highly successful and innovative company.
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His biological parents subsequently married and had a daughter (Mona Simpson) in 1957. Their marriage later broke up and they divorced in 1962. Mona Simpson is a professor of English at the University of California, LA, and is the author of several novels. Jobs met Mona for the first time in 1985, and they developed a close friendship.
Jobs joked that $0.50 was for salary and $0.50 was for performance. He was also given generous share options.
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