#72 Overall Influence

Steve Jobs

American entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple Inc.

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From Wikipedia

Steven Paul Jobs was an American business magnate, industrial designer, investor, and media proprietor. He was the chairman, chief executive officer , and co-founder of Apple Inc.; the chairman and majority shareholder of Pixar; a member of The Walt Disney Company's board of directors following its acquisition of Pixar; and the founder, chairman, and CEO of NeXT. Jobs is widely recognized as a pioneer of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s, along with his early business partner and fellow Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

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Reed College

Private liberal arts college in Portland, Oregon

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#1 World Rank
Business
#3 World Rank
Computer Science
#13 World Rank
Engineering