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The Astonishing First Jobs of the Biggest People in Tech

19/09/2014
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Never underestimate yourself and stop you from dreaming big as you and your dreams together can accomplish anything and everything. However always believe in hard work and persistence at the same time as these are the two things that can pave the way for popularity and prosperity in every sphere. Anyway, in this article we are going to talk about those iconic figures of the Silicon Valley who actually started out with small jobs like many of you. So, let’s go ahead and see what these techie biggies started out before they actually tasted the essence of great success.

1. Tim Cook

Current/Last Job: CEO of Apple Inc.
First Job: Delivering newspapers in his Alabama hometown


Current/Last Job: CEO of Yahoo
First Job: Computer programming instructor, Stanford University

3

Current/Last Job: CEO of Amazon
First Job: Computer Science Engineer at Fitel, an international trade startup, with only 11 employees at that time

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4

Current/Last Job: American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor; Co-founder and former chief executive and Chairman of Microsoft of Microsoft
First Job: Computer programmer for TRW


5
Current/Last Job: Chief operating officer of Facebook
First Job: Management consultant for McKinsey & Company
6
Current/Last Job: Co-founder of Google
First Job: Coder at Wolfram Research

7

Current/Last Job: CEO of LinkedIn
First Job: Executive at Warner Bros


8
Current/Last Job: CEO of Microsoft from January 2000 to February 2014
First Job: Salesman at Proctor & Gamble

9

Current/Last Job: Executive chairman of Google
First Job: Software Engineer at Zilog


10
Current/Last Job: Senior Vice President of Design at Apple Inc.
First Job: Designer at Tangerine
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