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Mike Markkula

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Armas Clifford "Mike" Markkula Jr. (; born February 11, 1942) is an American electrical engineer, businessman and investor. He was the original angel investor, first chairman, and second CEO for Apple Computer, Inc., providing critical early funding and managerial support. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Markkula has received more than 1,039,082 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Mike Markkula is the 103rd most popular businessperson (up from 199th in 2019), the 1,212th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,465th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular American Businessperson.

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  • 1.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Mike Markkula ranks 103 out of 601Before him are Eusebi Güell, Gianni Infantino, William Boeing, Lee Iacocca, Christophe Plantin, and Fred Trump. After him are Elizabeth Arden, Brian Epstein, Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, Chung Ju-yung, Pierre Bergé, and James Mayer de Rothschild.

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Among people born in 1942, Mike Markkula ranks 91Before him are Sandro Mazzola, Mehran Karimi Nasseri, Donna Leon, Scott Wilson, Conrad Schumann, and Giuseppe Bertello. After him are Geneviève Bujold, António Lobo Antunes, Pál Schmitt, John Cale, Terry Jones, and Manolo Blahnik.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mike Markkula ranks 1,212 out of 18,182Before him are Stephanie Kwolek (1923), Harry Harlow (1905), Idina Menzel (1971), E. Donnall Thomas (1920), Bruce Dern (1936), and Arthur Kornberg (1918). After him are Mary Jackson (1921), Rodney King (1965), John Gotti (1940), Nicholas Ray (1911), Vera Miles (1929), and Will Durant (1885).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Mike Markkula ranks 33Before him are Benjamin Guggenheim (1865), Madam C. J. Walker (1867), Sam Walton (1918), William Boeing (1881), Lee Iacocca (1924), and Fred Trump (1905). After him are William Randolph Hearst (1863), John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874), Gordon Moore (1929), Stan Kroenke (1947), Bernard Baruch (1870), and Walter Chrysler (1875).