Tim Cook

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Full NameTimothy Donald Cook
Date of BirthNovember 1, 1960 (age 63)
Place of BirthMobile, Alabama, U.S.
EducationBachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University; MBA from Duke University
Current PositionCEO of Apple Inc. (2011–present)
Previous Positions at AppleChief Operating Officer; Senior Vice President for Worldwide Operations; Executive Vice President for Worldwide Sales and Operations
Joined AppleMarch 1998
Key Achievements as CEODoubled Apple’s revenue and profit; increased market value from $348 billion to $1.9 trillion (2011-2020)
Net Worth2.1 billion USD
AdvocaciesPolitical reform of international and domestic surveillance, cybersecurity, American manufacturing, environmental preservation
Board MembershipsNike, Inc.; National Football Foundation; Trustee of Duke University
PhilanthropyAnnounced plans to donate his fortune to charity (March 2015)
Personal MilestoneFirst chief executive of a Fortune 500 company to publicly come out as gay (2014)
ParentsDonald Cook (father), shipyard worker; Geraldine Cook (mother), pharmacy worker
High SchoolGraduated salutatorian from Robertsdale High School, Alabama (1978)
Early LifeI grew up in Robertsdale, Alabama; baptized in a Baptist church
WebsiteApple Leadership Profile

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