Tim Cook

Timothy Donald "Tim" Cook (born November 1, 1960 in Mobile, Alabama) is an American business executive, and is the CEO of Apple Inc. Cook joined Apple in March 1998 as SVP of Worldwide Operations and also served as EVP of Worldwide Sales and Operations and was COO until he was named the CEO of Apple on August 24, 2011, succeeding Steve Jobs. Cook had previously served as acting CEO of Apple after Jobs began medical leave in January 2011.In early 2012, he was awarded compensation of 1 million shares, vesting in 2016 and 2021, by Apple's Board of Directors. As of 2012, Cook's total compensation package of US$378 million makes him the highest paid CEO in the world.
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  • LGBTQ Social Influencers: Public Figures With Personal Messages

    … a look into how social media has played a part. These traditionally marginalized communities are having their moment in the sun thanks to positive messages from many public figures, like Apple’s Tim Cook, the first Fortune 500 CEO to be openly gay. Social media has allowed many to express their support, and it has allowed influencers who had already…

    AllTwitterin Social YouTube- 14 readers -
  • Why brands make political statements now

    … asserting themselves politically, they now expect brands to do just that, according to a September study from public relations consultancy Global Strategy Group (GSG). Case in point: Tim Cook, the famously private Apple CEO, came out as gay on Thursday in an essay in Bloomberg Businessweek, making him the first publicly gay Fortune 500 CEO in history…

    John Mcdermott/ Digiday- 17 readers -
  • Like Google Wallet, Apple Pay Blocked By Merchant “Conspiracy”

    … ISIS (now renamed Softcard). There’s a direct analogy with what’s happening to Apple Pay now. Over the weekend MacRumors reported that Rite-Aid and CVS pharmacies disabled the near-field-communications (NFC) capabilities of their point-of-sale systems (POS) to stop customers from using Apple Pay (or Google Wallet). As with ISIS and the wireless…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Landin Google- 4 readers -
  • Has Sundar Pichai Just Become Google’s Tim Cook?

    … the comparison to Tim Cook in the headline. Cook was Apple’s COO before succeeding Jobs as CEO after the latter’s resignation. (This is not to suggest that, like Cook at Apple, Pichai will take over the helm at Google, however.) Had Page formally announced that Pichai was moving into a COO role I suspect there would have been a great deal more drama…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Landin Google YouTube- 19 readers -
  • Apple likely to bring Apple Pay to iAd

    … their shopping cart before purchasing, the retailer can now retarget that user with a mobile buy button ad for that item. The new feature is expected to be in market by the end of the year, just in time for the holiday retail rush. IAd has also been ramping up sales efforts on iAd’s add-to-Passbook feature, which allows iOS users to redeem coupons from…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Mobile Facebook Twitter- 19 readers -
  • Apple revamps mobile ads with retargeting options

    … to make advertising a core part of its business. What’s more, Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote the following in September in an open letter to customers: “Our business model is very straightforward: We sell great products. We don’t build a profile based on your email content or Web browsing habits to sell to advertisers. We don’t “monetize” the information you…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Google Facebook Twitter Retargeting- 19 readers -
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