The Short Background of Tim Cook

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Tim Cook is currently the CEO of Apple Inc. He joined the Apple team in 1998 as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations. He was then named CEO in August 2011 succeeding Steve Jobs after his untimely death.

Cook was born in Mobile, AL and was raised in the nearby town of Robertsdale. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University in the year of 1982. He then obtained his Master of Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in 1988. He started working in IBM’s personal computer business, and worked there for 12 years. His role at IBM was ultimately director of North American Fulfillment. He also was COO in the division of computer reselling at Intelligent Electronics. He was Vice President for Corporate Materials at Compaq for six short months.

Tim Cook loves fitness and enjoys activities such as hiking, cycling, and working out at the gym. He is known for being a quiet person and like his privacy. There is not much information about his private life because he does not want the public to know much about it. However we do know that as of March 2014 he is not married.


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