Meet Steve 'The Woz' Wozniak at TechSparks 2021

For millions of techies and entrepreneurs, Steve Wozniak serves as a role model and an inspiration. He is credited for single-handedly designing the first personal computer.

For millions of techies and entrepreneurs, Steve Wozniak serves as a role model and an inspiration. He is credited for single-handedly designing the first personal computer.

And this year, YourStory is bringing The Woz to you!

Join us at TechSparks 2021, which will return virtually for its 13th edition from October 25-30, to watch Steve share his all-encompassing vision for rethinking the future of everything in a post-pandemic world.

“Today, it is only right that YourStory is again leading the charge in finding what’s next by bringing together the leaders at the forefront of disruption. Join us at TechSparks 2021 for the most defining conversations on rethinking the future in a post-pandemic world,” Steve shared.

A Silicon Valley icon, technology entrepreneur, and philanthropist for more than 40 years, Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. in 1976. He was instrumental in shaping the industry with his design of Apple’s first line of products, and also influenced the popular Macintosh.

He was later awarded the prestigious Heinz Award for Technology, The Economy and Employment for directing his lifelong passion for mathematics and electronics towards educating grade school students and their teachers. In 2017, Steve co-founded Woz U — a postsecondary education and training platform focused on software engineering and technology development.

TechSparks is YourStory’s annual flagship event and India’s most influential technology, innovation, and leadership summit. Check out the line-up of the action-packed sessions at this year’s all-virtual startup-tech conference.

You can sign up for updates on TechSparks 2021 or to express your interest in partnerships and speaker opportunities here.

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Before you go, stay inspired with… 

“As an entrepreneur, you are going to face rejection most of the time, get used to it. But the few moments where people are willing to give you time, are the ones that matter. Make the most of them.”

Ritesh Agarwal, Founder and Group CEO, OYO 

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