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Mike Markkula

1942 - Today

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Armas Clifford "Mike" Markkula Jr. (; born February 11, 1942) is an American electrical engineer, businessman and investor. He was an angel investor and the second CEO of Apple Computer, Inc., providing critical early funding and managerial support. Markkula was introduced to Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak when they were looking for funding to manufacture the Apple II personal computer they had developed, after having sold some units of the first version of this computer, the Apple I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Markkula has received more than 809,419 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Mike Markkula is the 199th most popular businessperson (down from 150th in 2019), the 2,466th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,910th in 2019) and the 68th most popular American Businessperson.

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  • 65.60

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.22

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  • 2.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among BUSINESSPEOPLE

Among businesspeople, Mike Markkula ranks 199 out of 604. Before him are Rex Tillerson, Theo Albrecht, Friedrich Bayer, Karl Baedeker, Umberto Agnelli, and Hetty Green. After him are Bill Hewlett, Ivar Kreuger, Fredrik Idestam, Edsel Ford, Piero Ferrari, and Yingluck Shinawatra.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1942, Mike Markkula ranks 161Before him are Christopher A. Sims, Silvia Federici, Janusz Korwin-Mikke, Gemma Jones, Robert F. Engle, and Martin Rees. After him are Fred Ward, Étienne Balibar, Peter Norman, Jozef Adamec, Fradique de Menezes, and Fraser Stoddart.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mike Markkula ranks 2,466 out of 15,968. Before him are Nicholas Murray Butler (1862), James Levine (1943), William H. Seward (1801), Hetty Green (1834), Charles Whitman (1941), and Paul H. O'Neill (1935). After him are Will Ferrell (1967), Bill Hewlett (1913), Fred Ward (1942), George Chakiris (1934), Ira Gershwin (1896), and Robert D. Putnam (1941).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Mike Markkula ranks 68Before him are George Gallup (1901), King C. Gillette (1855), Steve Fossett (1944), Malcolm Glazer (1928), Rex Tillerson (1952), and Hetty Green (1834). After him are Bill Hewlett (1913), Edsel Ford (1893), Robert Monroe (1915), John Sculley (1939), David Koch (1940), and William C. Durant (1861).