These Highly Successful Tech Icons Who Rebounded After Getting Fired!

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In this fast-moving world, life on top doesn't last forever. Getting fired from your job might be one of the toughest experiences you have every encounter, but it isn't always the worst thing that can happen to your career life.

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For instance, Steve Jobs who was fired from Apple, the company which he co-founded. But, his second act turned out to be bigger and better. As such, we have listed tech giants who rebound after getting fired. Read on to know more.

These Highly Successful Tech Icons Who Rebounded After Getting Fired!

Steve Jobs

When Steve Jobs was in his 30s, the very company he co-founded fired him. During his time away from Apple, he co-founded a company called NeXT, which was later acquired by Apple and. When he returned to Apple nearly a decade later, he brought the innovation of the iPod, iPhone and iPad.

These Highly Successful Tech Icons Who Rebounded After Getting Fired!

Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison secretly conduct experiments in his office at Western Union, which got him fired. Edison worked the night shift, so that he could have more time to spend on his inventions. When he was experimenting with batteries, he spilled some sulfuric acid.

He was fired the next day, and has decided to pursue inventing full-time and received his first patent for the electric vote recorder.

These Highly Successful Tech Icons Who Rebounded After Getting Fired!

Walt Disney

Walt Disney was fired from Kansan City Star newspaper because his editor felt he "lacked imagination and had no good ideas." Disney then acquired Laugh-O-Gram, an animation studio, which later drove into bankruptcy.

Finally, he and his brother moved to California and begun the Disney Brothers' Studio.

These Highly Successful Tech Icons Who Rebounded After Getting Fired!

Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina was forced to resign from HP in 2005 after the controversial decision to buy Compaq in 2002 for $2.5 billion and subsequent lay off of 15,000 employees at HP.

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