Everyone has to start somewhere. Do you know the jobs taken by famous tech personalities?
Which company employed Steve Jobs in 1972?
What does Steve Ballmer do now he has retired from Microsoft?
- Chat show host
- Basketball mogul
Which company employed security guru Bruce Schneier as its chief technology officer?
Stephane Bourque's first job was in a licorice factory. What firm is he now CEO of?
Vint Cerf co-invented the Internet's TCP/IP protocols. Where did he end up working?
Jim McCluney is CEO of Emulex. What was his first job?
- Delivering Groceries
- Pig Farmer
- Elton John's Roadie
Alex Pinchev is CEO of Acronis. In which country's army did he serve?
Andy Grove escaped from Hungary to the US. Before founding Intel, what job did he do?
- Busboy (clearing tables)
- Toilet cleaner
Which of these mavericks worked for the US space agency NASA?
- Elon Musk
- Alan Sugar
- John McAfee
TRUE or FALSE? Alan Sugar of Amstrad fame was once a civil servant
Which tech CEO was previously responsible for marketing Mr Potato Head?
- Marc Benioff (Salesforce)
- Meg Whitman (HP)
- Steve Ballmer (ex-Microsoft)
What did Reed Hastings, Netflix CEO sell door-to-door?
- Vacuum cleaners
- Double glazing
Michael Dell's first job was washing dishes. At which kind of restaurant?
Which of the following computer games was written by Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff?
- Manic Miner
- Crypt of the Undead
- Leisure Suit Larry
Peter Judge edited TechWeek from 2009 to 2014. For which of the following titles has he never written?
- The Daily Telegraph
- The Mighty World of Marvel
- Cage and Aviary Bird
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