John Sculley III (born April 6, 1939) is an American businessman, entrepreneur and investor in high-tech startups. Sculley was vice-president (1970–1977) and president of PepsiCo (1977–1983), until he became chief executive officer (CEO) of Apple Inc. on April 8, 1983, a position he held
- John Sculley III, August 3, 1939 (age 83), New York City, New York, U.S.
- Brown University, University of Pennsylvania
- Vice President and President at PepsiCo (1970-1983), Chief executive officer of Apple (1983–1993), Partner at Sculley Brothers LLC (1995–2005), Co-Founder Zeta Global (2007–present), Founder Obi Worldphone (2014–present)
May 29, 2018 · On April 11, 1983, Sculley joined Apple as the CEO. And from 1983 to 1993, he was the CEO. In that time, Apple went from having revenues of $569 million to $8.3 billion, Sculley tells CNBC Make It.
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Jun 18, 2018 · John Sculley came to Apple in order to apply his "Pepsi Challenge"-era marketing wizardry to the computer business, while also giving the company some experience and veteran expertise.
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Oct 15, 2022 · October 15, 1993:John Sculley, the CEO responsible for forcing Steve Jobs out of Apple, is forced to leave the company himself. Following a terrible quarter, in which the company posted a 97% drop...
A marketing expert, John Sculley is one of America’s best-known business leaders. Few entrepreneurs have been as successful across so many fields as Sculley. Prominently known for his days as ...
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Sep 9, 2013 · John Sculley spills the beans on firing Steve Jobs The former Apple CEO, who fired Jobs in 1985, gave his most illuminating explanation ever of the move at a Forbes conference in Bali last week.
Sculley had been the president of PepsiCo, where he had launched the legendary Pepsi Challenge campaign, and Jobs was hoping to tap his marketing genius to make Apple a consumer brand.