Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: John Scully
Born: April 6, 1939
Computer related contributions
- American businessman.
- Vice-president (1970–1977) and president of PepsiCo (1977–1983), until he became CEO of Apple on April 8, 1983, a position he held until leaving in 1993.
- First used and coined the term PDA at CES while describing the Apple Newton on January 7, 1992.
Honors and awards
- Named Silicon Valley's top-paid executive (1987)
"People who take risks are the people you'll lose against."