Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer, Inc. and Chief Scientist of Fusion-io, will hold a “Fireside Chat” on Tuesday, May 3 at 9:30-10:30am at the ESC Silicon Valley conference in the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.
A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than thirty years, Steve Wozniak has helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple’s first line of products the Apple I and II and influenced the popular Macintosh.
In 1976, Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. with Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer. For his achievements at Apple Computer Inc., Wozniak was awarded the National Medal of Technology, the highest honor bestowed on America’s leading innovators.
After leaving Apple Computer Inc. in 1985, Wozniak was involved in various business and philanthropic ventures, focusing primarily on computer capabilities in schools and stressing hands-on learning and encouraging creativity for students. In 2000, he was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame and was awarded the prestigious Heinz Award for Technology, The Economy and Employment. Wozniak also founded the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and was the founding sponsor of the Tech Museum, Silicon Valley Ballet and Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose. He currently serves as Chief Scientist for Fusion-io.
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