Elon Musk has shared an update on Twitter saying that he
met Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tim Cook and resolved the
misunderstanding about Twitter potentially being removed from the iOS App
Store. Musk said Apple CEO Cook was “clear that Apple never considered doing
Earlier this week, Musk accused Apple of threatening to withhold
Twitter from its App Store without saying why in a series of tweets that also
said the tech giant has stopped advertising on the social media platform. Later
he tagged Cook’s Twitter account in another tweet, asking “what’s going on
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Who is Tim Cook?
Tim Cook is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Apple and
serves on its board of directors. Before being appointed CEO in August 2011,
Tim was Apple’s chief operating officer and was handling all of the company’s worldwide
sales and operations, including end-to-end management of Apple’s supply chain,
sales activities, and service support in all markets and countries. He also
headed Apple’s Macintosh division and played a crucial role in the development
of strategic reseller and supplier relationships, ensuring flexibility in
response to an increasingly demanding marketplace.
Tim Cook’s full name is Timothy Donald Cook. He was born on
November 1, 1960, in Mobile, Alabama, United States, and grew up in nearby
Robertsdale. His father, Donald Cook, was a shipyard worker, and his mother,
Geraldine, worked at a pharmacy.
Cook finished schooling at Robertsdale High School in 1978.
He graduated from Auburn University in Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in
industrial engineering in 1982. In 1988, he received a master’s in business
administration (MBA) from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.
Cook joined Apple in 1998 as senior vice president of
worldwide operations. Before joining Apple, he was the vice president of
Corporate Materials for Compaq, where he was responsible for procuring and
managing all of Compaq’s product inventory.
From 1994 to 1997, Tim was the chief operating officer of
the Reseller Division at Intelligent Electronics. He also worked for computer
manufacturer International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) from 1982 to
1994, with his final position being director of North American Fulfillment
where he headed manufacturing and distribution functions in North and Latin