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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to speak at KU lecture

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(KSN) – Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer Inc., will deliver the University of Kansas School of Business Anderson Chandler Lecture at 11 a.m. Nov. 20 at the Lied Center.

The lecture will be presented as the school’s 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Week event in partnership with the School of Engineering’s SELF Leadership Program.

Ticketing information will be released at a later date. Wozniak, who currently serves as chief scientist at Primary Data, helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple’s first line of products, the Apple I and II.

He and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. in 1976 with Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer, and the following year, Wozniak introduced the Apple II personal computer, which featured a central processing unit, a keyboard, color graphics and a floppy disk drive.

Since leaving Apple in 1985, Wozniak has been involved in business and philanthropic ventures, focusing on computer capabilities and innovation in education.

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