Tim Cook is the CEO of Apple and serves on the companies board of directors. Before being named CEO in 2011, Tim was Apple’s chief operating officer. His responsibilities including managing all of the company’s worldwide sales and operations, including the end-to-end management of Apple’s supply chain, sales activities, and service and support in all markets and countries. He was also head of Apple’s Macintosh division and played a key role in the continued development of strategic business relationships, ensuring a flexible response to increasing demand in the marketplace.
Before joining Apple, Tim was Vice President of Corporate Materials for Compaq and was responsible for procuring and managing all of Compaq’s product inventory. Tim also spent 12 years at IBM, as director of North American Fulfillment where he led manufacturing and distribution functions for IBM’s Personal Computer Company in the West.
Tim has an MBA from Duke University, where he was a Fuqua Scholar, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University.