Steve Wozniak is an inventor, electronics engineer, programmer, philanthropist, and technology entrepreneur who co-founded Apple Computer Inc.
Although he was expelled from university in his first year for hacking into the institution’s computer system that didn’t seem to slow him down as he soon after went on to kick off the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s, along with his friend and Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs.
Wozniak went back to UC Berkley in 1981 to finish his degree in electrical engineering/computer science and was awarded the National Medal of Technology by the President of the United States in 1985, and the prestigious Heinz Award for Technology, The Economy and Employment amongst others and inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame.
After leaving Apple in 1985, he was involved in various business and philanthropic ventures, focusing primarily on computer capabilities in schools and sharing his expertise.
He is one the most influential pioneers of the technology industry and a unique speaker who always delivers highly personalised, unforgettable speeches.
Kruger Cowne Speaker Awards: Tech Entrepreneur Speaker of the Year 2017, Business Entrepreneur Speaker of the Year 2016.
“ Wozniak - a brilliant storyteller with a twinkle in his eye and sweeping gestures fascinated the crowd!”