Few moments have captured the collective attention of people around the world like the 2011 death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Credited with developing such blockbuster products as the iPod, iPhone and iPad, Jobs’ impact on the technology world is undeniable and his death came as a shock to millions of people around the world.
This infographic explores the path he took to founding Apple, then leaving the company, and then coming back and changing the world. That’s not bad for a guy who started his company in his parents’ garage.
Thanks largely to Jobs’ lasting influence, Apple remains one of the most important and influential companies in the world, with products that people anticipate for months, even waiting in long lines to get their hands on new gadgets. Years after Jobs’ death, you can still see his impact in the iPhone in your pocket or the new iPad sitting on your desk.