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Ronald Gerald Wayne (born May 17, 1934) is a retired American electronics industry worker. He co-founded Apple Computer (now Apple Inc.) with Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs.[1] Wayne drew the first Apple logo. He created the partnership agreement. He also wrote the Apple I manual.[2] After two weeks he gave up his share of the new company for a total of $800 USD. His 10% share would be worth 60 billion today.[3][1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bruce Newman (6 February 2010). "Apple's lost founder: Jobs, Woz and Wayne". San Jose Mercury News. http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_15214122?nclick_check=1. Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  2. Dan Simon (24 June 2010). "The gambling man who co-founded Apple and left for $800". CNN. http://edition.cnn.com/2010/TECH/web/06/24/apple.forgotten.founder/index.html?hpt=C1&fbid=lG95iTlU4iD. Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  3. BBC News. Apple at 40: the forgotten founder who gave it all away. [1]