Armas Markkula

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Armas MarkkulaName: Armas (Mike) Clifford Markkula

Born: February 11, 1942

Computer-related contributions

  • American entrepreneur who was an angel investor and second CEO of Apple Computer, Inc. He made millions on stock options he acquired as a marketing manager for Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel, and retired at 32. Wozniak credits Markkula for the success of Apple more than himself. He helped the new company obtain credit and venture capital and brought in Michael Scott as the first president and CEO.

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