Language of Wall Street, Up 2016 Tim Cook The great mind behind Apple after Steve Jobs
Timothy Donald Cook is an American business executive and the current CEO of Apple Inc. Born on November 1st of 1960, in Mobile, Alabama, Tim joined apple in March 1998 as the responsible for all the company’s worldwide operations, sales, and service and support in all the markets and countries. In 2011 he was to named as acting chief after Steve Jobs’ medical issues in January, and in August he was officially named as Chief Executive, succeeding Jobs.
Tim graduated from Robertsdale High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering in 1982 from Auburn University. After graduating from Auburn University, Cook spent 12 years in IBM‘s personal computer business, ultimately serving as the director of North American fulfillment. Later, he served as Chief Operating Officer of the computer reseller division of Intelligent Electronics and was vice president for corporate materials at Compaq for six months. In 1988 he accomplished his MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
Known for being mostly solitary, Cook enjoys going to the gym on his personal fitness centre, and also outdoor sports as hiking and cycling. In 2014, Cook became the first Chief Executive of a Fortune 500 company to publicly identify as gay and since then, he has actively supports LGBT rights.