Tim Cook is an American business executive per excellence mainly known as Chief Executive Officer of AppleInc.. He is a tall figure in business management. If a medal is to be given to top business executives today in America; Cook will be a strong contender for the gold medal. He is a trained industrial engineer who has combined business savvy to his technical knowledge in school.
He has become wealthy over the years doing business and today, he is a known face among developers in America today. He has done quite well to change the fortunes of Apple; he was formerly the chief operating officer under directly under the founder Steve Job.
Today, he is the seventh chief executive officer of Apple- an organization he joined in 1998 in the capacity of senior vice president. Before joining Apple, he had previously worked with IBM for 12 years; Intelligent Electronics and Compaq. He was indeed a guru when it comes to computers.
He is a good manager of materials and human resources. His typical working day starts by 4.30am every working day of the week through E-mails to staffs; on Sundays, he holds night meetings with members of staff through telephone conversations to prepare them for the incoming week.
Tim Cook was born on the 1st of November, 1960 in Mobile, Alabama, United States. He is tall in stature as well as in business; he stands at 6 feet 2 inches in height. He is a philanthropist. He is a fitness enthusiast and was once misdiagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1996.
Duke University (1988), Auburn University (1982), Robertsdale High School, Fuqua School of Business
Cook is worth an estimated $785 million dollars
Cook has been at the helm of affairs of Apple since 2011. He is Apple’s chief executive
Cook has many awards relating to the financial sector; take a look at the following:
- Financial Times Person of the Year 2014
- Ripple of Change Award 2015
- Fortune Magazine’s: World’s Greatest Leader. 2015
- Alabama Academy of Honor: Inductee. 2015
- Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award 2015
- Occupation: businessperson
- Age: 56
- Date of Birth: 1-11-1960
- Place of Birth: Mobile, Alabama, U.S.
- Gender: Male
- in ft: 6’ 2”.
- in cm: 190
- in m: 1.90
- Parents: Donald Cook and Geraldine Cook.
- Sibling: Gerald Cook, Michael Cook
- Ethnicity: White
- Nationality: American.