Tim Cook: Apple CEO went to Vietnam and came out as gay

Thảo MaiApr 15, 2024 at 17:22

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Information about Tim Cook - CEO of Apple, coming to Vietnam received the attention of the country's technology fan community. Tim Cook is expected to work in Vietnam for 2 days.

Tim Cook (Timothy Donald Cook) was born on November 1, 1960 in Mobile, Alabama, USA. As the CEO of Apple Corporation, Tim Cook has long been not an unfamiliar name in the technology world. Although he is often compared to his predecessor, Steve Jobs, reality has proven that Cook has a different way of thinking and this has made Apple one of the largest companies in the world, with a Market capitalization is currently more than 2.3 trillion USD.

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Besides work-related information, this billionaire who owns assets of up to 2.1 billion USD has an extremely mysterious private life as he rarely shares about his personal life.

Born in the small town of Robertsdale, Alabama (USA), Cook is the middle c.hild in a family of three sons. His father was a shipyard worker and his mother was a housewife.

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After graduating from Robertsdale High School in Alabama in 1978, Cook entered Auburn University and earned a bachelor's degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering in 1982. In 1988, he received a master's degree in Business Administration ( MBA) at Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.

During that process, he studied very well. Cook was even awarded the title of "Fuqua Scholar" - an honorary term given to graduates who are in the top 10 of their class.

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With an MBA in hand, he began building a career in an extremely lucrative field at that time: Computer technology.

Because of his excellent academic achievements, he caught the "eyes" of many employers and eventually he chose to "join" IBM - short for International Business Machines, a computer technology corporation. multinational company headquartered in Armonk, New York (USA).

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During his 12 years at IBM, Cook rose through the ranks to become director of order processing in North America. There, he held the position of manager of the manufacturing and distribution function for IBM Personal Computer Company in North and Latin America.

In 1994, Cook became an executive in the Dealer Division at Smart Electronics and joined Compaq Computer Corporation. Working here for 6 months, he has found a new turn in his life.

In 1998, Mr. Tim Cook was "hunted" by Mr. Steve Jobs, then CEO of Apple, from Compaq Computer Company. He joined Apple that same year to run the company's international operations.

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In a speech at Auburn University's graduation ceremony in 2010, Mr. Cook said he accepted Steve Jobs's invitation to join the then-struggling Apple in just a few minutes, contrary to common sense.

"In early 1998, I listened to my intuition, not reason or even the people who knew me best," Mr. Cook said.

"My intuition told me that joining Apple was a golden opportunity to work with creative genius and join the leadership team that could revive a great American company."

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Mr. Cook had a close relationship with Steve Jobs and often expressed his respect for the late Apple co-founder.

Self-made billionaire - Workaholic

Mr. Tim Cook is a self-made billionaire and one of the highest paid CEOs in the world. In 2022, he earned $99.4 million in salary, bonuses and stocks.

His basic salary is 3 million USD. He made a lot of m.oney i.n 2021 as his income increased 500% compared to the previous year, thanks to being awarded stock options in 2011 when he was promoted to CEO.

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According to Forbes magazine, Mr. Tim Cook's net worth is estimated at $1.8 billion, a dream number for a CEO who does not own founding shares in the company he runs. Mr. Cook accumulated a large amount of Apple shares through incentives during his long time with the company.

Personally, Mr. Tim Cook has publicly come out as gay. In 2014, he became the first CEO of a Fortune 500 company to be openly gay.

"If knowing that Apple's CEO is gay can help someone who is struggling to accept who they are, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire those who "If I'm demanding equality, it's worth the trade-off with my own privacy," Mr. Tim Cook wrote in an essay posted on the Bloomberg News website in October 2014.

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In addition to being famous for his workaholic attitude, Apple's CEO is a private person about his personal life. He regularly sends work emails at 3:45 a.m., holds 5-hour meetings every week and spends little time on social activities.

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