Hacker Noon May 25, 2023
Apple became the first company to cross the $1 trillion mark in August 2018.
And hit the $2 trillion mark on the 20th of August, 2020, despite the negative impact of the pandemic. On January 3, 2022, it briefly became the first $3 trillion company in the world.
Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne founded the company in a garage when they produced their first personal computers in 1976, but ever since, it’s been topsy-turvy.
However, since Tim Cook took over from Steve Jobs as Chief Executive in 2011, its shares have quadrupled, making it a trillion-dollar company.
But things could have been different today from Steve Jobs’ resignation and return, NeXT, and Cook’s takeover.
To understand the success...