|Education||Homestead High School|
|Known for||Apple Inc employee #4 who first introduced Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak; a member of the Apple Macintosh development team|
Bill Fernandez is a user interface architect and inventor who was Apple Computer's first employee when they incorporated in 1977 and is Apple employee # 4. He is the son of Judge Bill Fernandez and Bambi Fernandez (both Stanford University graduates). He worked on both the Apple I and Apple II personal computers, and in the 1980s was a member of the Apple Macintosh development team. He contributed to several user interface aspects of the classic Mac OS, QuickTime and HyperCard and owns a user interface patent granted in 1994. He is also credited with introducing fellow Homestead High School student Steve Jobs to his friend (and Homestead alum) Steve Wozniak.
Fernandez is portrayed by the actor Victor Rasuk in the 2013 film Jobs.
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