How rich is Mike Markkula?
Mike Markkula Net Worth:
|Birth date:||February 11, 1942|
|Birth place:||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Profession:||Venture capitalist, Investor, Entrepreneur|
|Education:||University of Southern California|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Awards:||"Moral Compass Awards--Markkula Center for Applied Ethics"- established 1986, "The White Elephant Award" - from Fountainhead, 1978|
|Movies:||“Something Ventured” (2011), “Pirates of Silicon Valley” (1999), “Jobs” (2013)|
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Armas Clifford Markkula, Jr in real life, Mike Markkula graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in electrical engineering.
Mike Markkula Net Worth $1.2 Billion
It was Steve Jobs who could convince Markkula to join Apple and became the company’s third employee, after discussing personal computers as well as the market of Apple II in general. Encouraged, Markkula invested US $250,000 (included ofUS$170,000 as loan and US $80,000 as equity investment).
After Michael Scott’s tenure as CEO and president of the business, Mike Markkula took within the place and served from 1981 through 1983. Despite his assurance to his wife he would just work at Apple for four years, Markkula really served as the organization ‘s Chairman from 1985 through 1997.
Besides Apple, Mike Markkula has also ventured into other company like Crowd Technologies and RunRev. He’s also the founder ofACM Aviation,Rana Creek Habitat Restoration,San Jose Jet Center and Echelon Corporation.