Can you picture Michael Dell wearing anything other than a suit and tie? He was born in a dress shirt, wasn’t he? If you can imagine him wearing a dishwasher’s apron scrubbing pans at a Chinese restaurant, now you’re starting to see the reality of the man whose name is on the side of millions of computers.
Many of today’s most successful tech people worked their way up from humble beginnings. Others, like Mark Zuckerberg, seemed to do okay with their very first jobs.
This graphic by our friends at Mindflash gives us a quick view of the various first professions that helped mold some of tech giants of the world. Click to enlarge.