Steve Wozniak

Updated: 11/16/2019 by Computer Hope
Steve Wozniak

Name: Stephen Gary "Woz" Wozniak

Born: August 11, 1950, Sunnyvale, California, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • Created the Apple I (Apple 1) in 1976, which was the first Apple computer.
  • Co-Founder and former CEO of the Apple company.

Significant publications

  • iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-Founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It, 2006, co-authored by Gina Smith.

Honors and awards

  • Awarded the National Medal of Technology in 1984.
  • Inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in September 2000.


"Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window."

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