Bid now on this opportunity to have lunch with Apple CEO Tim Cook at Apple Park in Cupertino, California!
As CEO and a member of the board of directors, Tim is overseeing a company-wide effort to use 100 percent renewable energy at all Apple facilities and has helped improve conditions for workers who make the company’s products. He is also continuing Apple’s efforts to advance the company’s inclusion and diversity and to invest in schools where technology can have a tremendous impact, as part of the ConnectED initiative. Under Tim’s leadership, Apple initiated a program to match employee donations, has given millions of dollars to the American Red Cross and is the largest corporate donor to (RED) to fight AIDS in Africa.
Tim was recently honored with the Newseum’s Free Speech award for creating technology that has changed the way people communicate and for using his position to take a public stand on issues like racial equality, privacy, the environment and LGBT rights. He has also been named Person of the Year by the Financial Times and he was ranked #1 on Fortune magazine’s 2015 list of the World’s Greatest Leaders. Apple has ranked #1 on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for the past ten years, including each year Tim has been CEO.
Tim was a Fuqua Scholar at Duke, where he earned an MBA, and holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University.
Apple Park is the company’s new campus, built on 175 acres of parkland with 9,000 freshly planted mature trees. The breathtaking main building is ring-shaped, clad entirely by the world’s largest panels of curved glass. With 17 megawatts of rooftop solar, Apple Park will run one of the largest on-site solar energy installations in the world.