Apple CEO Tim Cook Life Story:
Apple CEO ”Tim Cook” full name is Timothy Donald. Tim Cook is an American Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Computer Programmer and Industrial Engineer. Best known as the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of Apple INC. Tim Cook was born on November 1, 1960 in Mobile, Alabama, United States and grew up in nearby Roberts dale.
Tim Cook’s father’s name is Donald he was a Shipyard worker and his mother “Geraldine” worked at a Pharmacy. Tim Cook enrolled in the Roberts dale High School and he passed his primary and graduation exams. In 1982, Tim Cook earned his B.S (Bachelor of Science) from the University Auburn University in Industrial Engineering and six years later in 1988, he did master From Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Business Administration.
After Graduation Tim Cook was doing a job at IBM’s (International Business Machines Corporations) Personal Computer Business, he spent twelve years, later he become the Vice President for corporate at Compaq for Six months. Then in 1994, Tim Cook became the COO (Chief Operating Officer) at IE (Intelligent Electronics) in the Reseller Division.
Apple CEO Tim Cook:
Steve Jobs the co-founder of Apple Company asked Tim Cook to join his company, and Tim joined the company in March 1998. He was the Senior Vice President for worldwide operations that one is Cook First position in Apple. Tim Company invested in flash memory from 2005 guaranteeing a stable supply of what became a key iPhone, iPad, and iPad Nano as well.
Later Cook came on Apple Board and he talked with COO of Apple and discussed on number of products, its range, the number of distributors and resellers. In 2000, Cook becomes the director of International sales and in 2004 he became the head of MacBook and iMac. However, Tim Cook’s things began to took a little brighter, In 2007 as the COO (Chief Operating Officer) Cook was responsible for all the managing products, sales and worldwide support and services.
In 2004 after surgery for pancreatic cancer Steve Jobs took leave for a liver transplant. Tim Cook was announced the new CEO (Chief Executive Officer) on August 2011. Six months later on October 2011, Steve Jobs died due to some complications from cancer. Cook taking hold all over the company issues. He made major changes to the company’s team.
iPhone’s CEO Tim Cook announced the latest version of the Apple Operating system for desktop & mobile. After iPhone’s success Cook unveiled the iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6 Plus, they have larger screen and a lot of new features. In 2015, Apple CEO launched the new product “Apple Watch” which was made available for purchase from 24 April 2015. Under the Tim Cook leadership Apple, iPhone has increased his the value of its donation and charity.
In May 2014, Apple acquired Beats Music and Beats Electronics for US $3 billion. That was the biggest acquisition in 2014. The co-founder of beats Dr. Dre and Jimmy Lovine would join Apple and they help to Apple employees this was the fastest growing business in 2015.s
Tim Cook Personal Life:
Tim Cook is gay. Tim Cook enjoys Cycling, Hiking, and going to gym. In 2012, Tim Cook was listed among the hundred most powerful & influential people in the world. Now his salary is around US $ 10.28 million (2017) and his net worth is an estimated US $ 785 million. He lives in Palo Alto, California, United States.
Tim Cook Quotes:
- “In 2014, our worldwide income tax rate was 26.5%. I think that’s a reasonable level.”
- “Creativity and innovation are something you can’t flowchart out.”
- “Let your joy be in your journey not in some distant goal.”