Mike Markkula is an established and a successful entrepreneur who is the co-founder of the high-end technology Apple Computers Inc. This man has great marketing skill who independently with his creative idea and knowledge has taken the company to the next level of success and of great popularity across the globe.
This one man himself has given the entire company a global presence which has eventually increased the stock market as well as fetched the company a net worth of great fortune which is highly significant to imagine and also praiseworthy.
Mike Markkula has defined a remarkable management skill for the company’s success and establishment growth to a large extent significantly. Therefore, let’s find out more about how much Mike Markkula’s net worth is, in 2018.
Mike Markkula Early Life
Mike Markkula was born on 11 February 1942 in California in the United States and thus he was born with an American nationality. Originally, Mike Markkula was born with the name as ‘Armas Clifford Markkula Jr.’. Mike Markkula did his junior college from the ‘Glendale Junior College’. Mike Markkula did his graduation from the ‘University of Southern California’ with the degrees in electrical engineering. There is not much information about Mike Markkula’s parents and his early childhood. A little was known about his grandparents who belonged to Finland but later in the year, 1985 decided to relocate to the United States.
Mike Markkula Career
In his graduation days, Mike Markkula has served as a technical staff to support his educational life at the ‘Hughes Aircraft Company’. Significantly, here he served as a part-time worker in the research and development laboratory.
Next, Mike Markkula tried his luck and fate in a different field of work where he served as a marketing director at the ‘Fairchild Semiconductor’.
Next, Mike Markkula joined the ‘Intel Corporation’ holding the same designation.
Later after some time, Mike Markkula served as a free consultant in providing advice and support to the struggling newcomers.
Mike Markkula got his big major break in association with Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak who were the sole makers of the Apple Computers Inc.
Later, Mike has given a new dimension of success and growth rate to the new technology of Apple Computers by investing his own money in order to gain some 20% of the profit from the company’s share stock.
Mike has then placed himself in the position and designation of a vice president of the marketing department as well as chairmen of the boards of the Apple Company.
In 1977, the official launch of the Apple Computers Inc. where Mike Markkula has given full support with his marketing strategies and advertising schemes for the public interest significantly.
Mike Markkula gives his utmost labor and dedication in establishing the company to the rising height of success and popularity.
Gradually, the stock market of the company has increased from $2 million to $15 million which is highly a significant growth for the company’s success story.
Later in the year 1984 and 1987, Mike Markkula released the two personal computers ‘Macintosh’ and ‘Macintosh II’.
Awards and Achievements
In 2018, Mike Markkula has been nominated for the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the ‘2018 Viterbi Award’.
Net Worth of Mike Markkula
The total estimated net worth of Mike Markkula is about 1.5 billion approximately.
Therefore, Markkula intended to make his company success rate to a remarkable height of victory and triumph. Hence, Mike Markkula has represented the company Apple as a guiding star who has given inbound support and aid to make it a successful one globally.