CEO Tim Cook: There are a lot of people who have a lot of questions for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO Tim Cook. There are also a lot of people–not just Apple fanboys–who would want nothing more than to sit down with him, asking questions and picking his brain. While you may never have the chance to do so for free, if you have a lot of money, the opportunity could be yours in the near future.
The Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO is auctioning himself off. No, this is not a date auction but instead the ability to have coffee with Cook in the near future.
According to Charitybuzz, people have the ability to “bid now on this unique opportunity to have coffee with Apple CEO Tim Cook at Apple headquarters.”
As you can see, if you are the winning bidder you will be required to meet with Apple CEO Tim Cook at his Cupertino office. That being said, most people will have no problem making this trek. After all, it will mean that you get an inside look at the headquarters where so much goes down.
Here is more about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s Cook, for those who may be on the fence:
“Tim Cook is Apple’s CEO and serves on its board of directors. In 2012 he was named a runner-up to TIME’s Person of the Year and topped Vanity Fair’s New Establishment list. Before being named CEO in August 2011, Tim was Apple’s Chief Operating Officer and was responsible for all of the company’s worldwide sales and operations. He also headed Apple’s Macintosh division. Tim earned an MBA from Duke University, where he was a Fuqua Scholar, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University.”
Cook is more than just the CEO of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). He is also a well educated man with plenty of business experience. In other words, the meeting would be well worth the time and money.
What do I get?
For those who are interested in bidding, the legal terms tell you pretty much everything about the meeting:
“Valid for 2 people. Experience will be 30min – 1 hour. Cannot be resold or re-auctioned. Expires 1 year from the close of auction. To be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon date. Travel and accommodations are not included. Winning bidder and guest(s) subject to security screening. We expect all winning bidders and their guests to conduct themselves appropriately when attending an experience won at Charitybuzz. Polite manners and respect for the generous donor and adherence to any rules or parameters are a must.”
With all this out of the way, the last question on your mind is this: how much will it cost? Well, it is not going to be cheap. Right now, with 19 days left to bid, the highest bid is $180,000.
Do you have that kind of money? If so, is it worth spending on an hour with Apple CEO Tim Cook?
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