When glancing over the business horizon one cannot bypass with his vision the image of visionaries like Tim Cook, who is the CEO of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). The company’s market capitalization is about $661.7 billion, rendering it larger than the whole stock market in Russia. So, either due to his impressive position at the top of the world’s biggest business or his intellectual brilliance, you have to know some key facts about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s Tim Cook, as presented by CNBC.
“Cook was born in the 1960 in the US state of Alabama and after graduating from Auburn University he spent 12 years working at International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM). In 1998 Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s CEO, Steve Jobs, approached Cook and offered for him a job. Cook began to work as Vice President of worldwide operations,” related Phil Han.
Stepping into the limelight after Steve Jobs’ tenure is not an easy task to accomplish as the former chief was globally renewed and many looked up to his grandeur. Now, before just saying that all his accomplishments were results of talent or genius one ought to consider the hard work that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s current CEO put into his impressive CV.
“One of his first jobs was to begin using contractors to make Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) products, a departure of how things were previously done. Cook also believed that flash-based technology would be an important component in future products. He was later proved right as it was a key technology in future iPhones and iPads,” added Phil Han.
Under his championship, the Cupertino, California-based tech guru swung close to 41.2% year to date and came close to the price of $113.3. Many analysts foresee an even brighter future for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) as their smart-watches have not filled the iShops yet. Steve Wozniak said recently that despite his dissatisfaction with the latest wrist gadgets he will try an Apple Watch to get a hang of the experience.
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