Executive Profiles

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Tim Cook, CEO

Tim Cook is the CEO of Apple and serves on its Board of Directors.

Before being named CEO in August 2011, Tim was Apple’s Chief Operating Officer and was responsible for all of the company’s worldwide sales and operations, including end-to-end management of Apple’s supply chain, sales activities, and service and support in all markets and countries. He also headed Apple’s Macintosh division and played a key role in the continued development of strategic reseller and supplier relationships, ensuring flexibility in response to an increasingly demanding marketplace.

Prior to joining Apple, Tim was vice president of Corporate Materials for Compaq and was responsible for procuring and managing all of Compaq’s product inventory.

Previous to his work at Compaq, Tim was the chief operating officer of the Reseller Division at Intelligent Electronics.

Tim also spent 12 years with IBM, most recently as director of North American Fulfillment where he led manufacturing and distribution functions for IBM’s Personal Computer Company in North and Latin America.

Tim earned an M.B.A. from Duke University, where he was a Fuqua Scholar, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University.

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Katherine Adams, Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Kate Adams is Apple’s general counsel and senior vice president of Legal and Global Security, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Kate serves on the company’s executive team and oversees all legal matters, including corporate governance, intellectual property, litigation and securities compliance, global security and privacy. Kate joined Apple from Honeywell in 2017, where she worked for 14 years, most recently as senior vice president and general counsel. At Honeywell, Kate was in charge of the organization’s global legal strategy across more than 100 countries.

Prior to joining Honeywell, Kate was a partner at Sidley Austin LLP in New York. Earlier in her career, she served as a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor; as trial attorney for the United States Department of Justice, Appellate Section, Environment and Natural Resources division; and as law clerk for Stephen Breyer, then chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Kate earned a bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature from Brown University and a law degree from the University of Chicago Law School.

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Eddy Cue, Senior Vice President,
Internet Software and Services

Eddy Cue is Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, reporting to CEO Tim Cook.

Eddy oversees Apple’s industry-leading content stores including the iTunes Store and Apple Music, as well as Apple Pay, Maps, Search Ads, Apple’s innovative iCloud services, and Apple’s productivity and creativity apps. Eddy also leads the newly created team responsible for developing all aspects of Apple’s worldwide video programming. Eddy’s team has an excellent track record of building and strengthening online services to meet and exceed the high expectations of Apple’s customers.

He joined Apple in 1989 and leads a large organization of amazing people. Eddy was instrumental in creating the Apple online store in 1998, the iTunes Store in 2003 and the App Store in 2008. He also played a key role in developing Apple’s award-winning iLife suite of applications. In his early years at Apple, he was a successful manager of software engineering and customer support teams.

Eddy was recognized by renowned cancer research center City of Hope with their 2014 Spirit of Life Award, honoring an individual whose work has fundamentally impacted the music, film and entertainment industry.

Eddy earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Economics from Duke University.

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Craig Federighi, Senior Vice President,
Software Engineering

Craig Federighi is Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Craig oversees the development of iOS, macOS, and Siri. His teams are responsible for delivering the software at the heart of Apple’s innovative products, including the user interface, applications and frameworks.

Craig returned to Apple in 2009 to lead macOS engineering, and in 2012 took on responsibility for iOS as well, delivering all subsequent releases of the world’s most advanced desktop and mobile operating systems including macOS High Sierra and iOS 11.

Prior to his return, Craig worked at NeXT, followed by Apple, and then spent a decade at Ariba, an internet e-commerce pioneer where he held several roles including chief technology officer.

Craig holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

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John Giannandrea, Senior Vice President,
Machine Learning and AI Strategy

John Giannandrea is Apple’s Chief of Machine Learning and AI Strategy, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. John joined Apple in 2018 and oversees the strategy for Artificial Intelligence and machine learning across the company and development of Core ML and Siri technologies.

Prior to Apple, John spent 8 years at Google where he led the Machine Intelligence, Research, and Search teams. Before this he co-founded two technology companies, Tellme Networks and Metaweb Technologies. Earlier in his career John was a Senior Engineer at General Magic.

John graduated from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland where he earned a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Computer Science, and was awarded a Doctorate Honoris Causa. John is on the board of trustees at the SETI Institute and Castilleja School.

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Sabih Khan, Senior Vice President,
Operations

Sabih Khan is Apple’s senior vice president of Operations reporting to COO Jeff Williams. Sabih is in charge of Apple’s global supply chain, ensuring product quality and overseeing planning, procurement, manufacturing, logistics and product fulfillment functions, as well as Apple’s supplier responsibility programs that protect and educate workers at production facilities around the world.

The Operations team also supports Apple’s environmental initiatives by partnering with suppliers to propel green manufacturing, helping conserve resources and protect the planet.

Since joining Apple in 1995, Sabih has played an important role in delivering each of Apple’s innovative products to market. Prior to Apple, Sabih worked as an applications development engineer and key account technical leader at GE Plastics. He earned bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University and a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

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Luca Maestri, Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer

Luca Maestri is Apple’s senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer reporting to CEO Tim Cook. As CFO, Luca oversees the accounting, business support, financial planning and analysis, treasury, M&A, investor relations, internal audit and tax functions at Apple. Luca joined Apple in 2013 as vice president of Finance and corporate controller, and has worked closely with Apple’s senior leadership since his arrival.

Luca has over 25 years of experience building and leading finance teams in global companies with significant operating scale and complexity. Prior to joining Apple, Luca was CFO at Xerox and previously at Nokia Siemens Networks.

He began his career with General Motors and spent 20 years in finance and operating roles in the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe. While at GM, Luca was part of the team that established GM’s regional Asia Pacific operations, including manufacturing investments in China and Thailand. He later became CFO for all of GM’s operations in Europe, which spanned over 45 countries with annual net revenue of approximately $40 billion.

Luca graduated from Luiss University in Rome with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and earned a master’s degree in Science of Management from Boston University.

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Deirdre O’Brien, Senior Vice President,
Retail + People

Deirdre O’Brien is Apple’s vice president of People, reporting to CEO Tim Cook.

Deirdre and her team are responsible for creating and maintaining Apple’s unique culture which enables employees to do the best work of their lives. Leading all HR functions including talent development and analytics, recruiting, benefits, compensation and business support; Deirdre will also oversee Apple University.

Since joining Apple in 1988, Deirdre has played a key role in many of Apple’s product introductions. Most recently, she led the Worldwide Sales and Operations Support team responsible for demand forecasting, supply planning and delivery of Apple products to customers. Her team also supported many key sales initiatives, working closely with all of Apple’s sales channels, Apple stores and resellers.

Deirdre holds a bachelor’s degree in Operations Management from Michigan State University and an MBA from San Jose State University.

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Dan Riccio, Senior Vice President,
Hardware Engineering

Dan Riccio is senior vice president of Hardware Engineering, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Dan leads the Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod engineering teams which have delivered dozens of breakthrough products.

Dan joined Apple in 1998 as vice president of Product Design and in 2010 was named vice president of iPad Hardware Engineering. Dan has been a key contributor to most of the company’s hardware over his career and was instrumental in all of Apple’s iPad products since the first generation iPad was introduced.

Prior to Apple, Dan worked at Compaq as Senior Manager of Mechanical Engineering where he was responsible for the mechanical design of Compaq’s Consumer PC products. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Phil W. Schiller, Senior Vice President,
Worldwide Marketing

Philip Schiller is Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Schiller is a member of Apple’s Executive Team. Since rejoining Apple in April 1997 Schiller has helped the company create the best computers in the world with the Mac, lead the digital music revolution with iPod and iTunes, reinvent mobile phones with iPhone and the App Store, and define the future of mobile computing with iPad.

Schiller has over twenty five years of marketing and management experience, including twenty years at Apple in various marketing management positions; as the Vice President of Product Marketing at Macromedia, Inc. of San Francisco, CA; as the Director of Product Marketing at FirePower Systems, Inc. of Menlo Park, CA; as an Information Technology Manager at Nolan, Norton & Company of Lexington, MA; and as a Programmer and Systems Analyst at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA.

Schiller graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Boston College in 1982.

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Johny Srouji, Senior Vice President,
Hardware Technologies

Johny Srouji serves as senior vice president of Hardware Technologies at Apple, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Johny has built one of the world’s strongest and most innovative teams of silicon and technology engineers, overseeing breakthrough custom silicon and hardware technologies including batteries, application processors, storage controllers, sensors silicon, display silicon and other chipsets across Apple’s entire product line.

Johny joined Apple in 2008 to lead development of the A4, the first Apple-designed system on a chip.

Prior to Apple, Johny held senior positions at Intel and IBM in the area of processor development and design. He earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Computer Science from Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology.

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Jeff Williams, Chief Operating Officer

Jeff Williams is Apple’s chief operating officer reporting to CEO Tim Cook. He oversees Apple’s entire worldwide operations and customer service and support. Jeff led the development of Apple Watch in close collaboration with the design team, and oversees the engineering teams responsible for Apple Watch. He is also driving the company’s health initiatives, pioneering new technologies and advancing medical research to empower people to better understand and manage their health and fitness.

Jeff played a key role in Apple’s entry into the mobile phone market with the launch of iPhone, and since 2010 has led worldwide operations for all products. Jeff joined Apple in 1998 as head of Worldwide Procurement.

Prior to Apple, Jeff worked for the IBM Corporation from 1985 to 1998 in a number of operations and engineering roles. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA from Duke University.

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Lisa Jackson, Vice President,
Environment, Policy and Social
Initiatives

Lisa Jackson is Apple’s vice president of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, reporting to CEO Tim Cook.

Lisa oversees Apple’s efforts to minimize its impact on the environment by addressing climate change through renewable energy and energy efficiency, using greener materials and inventing new ways to conserve precious resources. She is also responsible for Apple’s education policy programs, its product accessibility work and its worldwide government affairs function.

From 2009 to 2013, Lisa served as Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency. Appointed by President Barack Obama, she focused on reducing greenhouse gases, protecting air and water quality, preventing exposure to toxic contamination, and expanding outreach to communities on environmental issues.

She has also served as chief of staff to New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine and as commissioner of New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection.

Lisa holds a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University and a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Tulane University. She serves on the boards of Tulane, SF Film, Conservation International and Emily’s List.

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Isabel Ge Mahe, Vice President and Managing Director of Greater China

Isabel Ge Mahe is Apple’s vice president and managing director of Greater China, reporting to CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams. Isabel provides leadership and coordination across Apple’s China-based team.

Isabel joined Apple in 2008 as vice president of Wireless Technologies, overseeing the development of cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, location and motion technologies for nearly every Apple product. She also played a key role in developing new China-specific features for iPhone and iPad.

Before joining Apple, Isabel served as Vice President of Wireless Software Engineering at Palm and held key technical and managerial positions at other wireless companies.

Isabel holds Bachelor and Master of Electrical Engineering degrees from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Tor Myhren, Vice President,
Marketing Communications

Tor Myhren is Apple’s vice president of Marketing Communications, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook.

Tor joined Apple in 2016 from Grey, where he was President and Worldwide Chief Creative Officer.

As head of the Marketing Communications group, Tor leads a talented and creative team focused on Apple’s advertising, internet presence, package design and other consumer-facing marketing.

A two-time TED speaker, Tor has been named to Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business, Fortune’s 40 Under 40, AdAge’s Creativity 50 honoring the world’s 50 most influential creative minds, and was inducted into the Advertising Federation of America’s Hall of Achievement.

Tor is a former journalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Occidental College.

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Adrian Perica, Vice President,
Corporate Development

Adrian Perica is Apple’s vice president of Corporate Development, reporting to CEO Tim Cook.

Adrian is responsible for the company's mergers, acquisitions and strategic investing efforts. Since joining Apple in 2009, he has overseen the successful integration of vital technologies and new businesses across hardware, software and services.

Prior to Apple, Adrian worked at Goldman Sachs for eight years and before that, he worked at Deloitte Consulting and was an officer in the US Army.

A Midwest native, Adrian holds a bachelor’s degree in Physics from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He currently serves on the board of Didi Chuxing.

Board of Directors

Apple's Board of Directors oversees the Chief Executive Officer and other senior management in the competent and ethical operation of Apple on a day-to-day basis and assures that the long-term interests of shareholders are being served. To satisfy the Board's duties, directors are expected to take a proactive, focused approach to their positions, and set standards to ensure that Apple is committed to business success through the maintenance of high standards of responsibility and ethics.

Name Title Board role
Arthur D. Levinson Former Chairman and CEO,
Genentech
Chairman of the Board
Compensation Committee
James A. Bell Former CFO and Corporate President,
The Boeing Company
Audit Committee
Tim Cook CEO, Apple
Albert A. Gore Jr. Former Vice President
of the United States
Compensation Committee
Nominating Committee
Andrea Jung President and CEO, Grameen America Compensation Committee Chair
Nominating Committee
Ronald D. Sugar Former Chairman and CEO,
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Audit Committee Chair
Susan L. Wagner Co-founder and Director, BlackRock Nominating Committee Chair
Audit Committee

Charters and Policies

Committee Charters

Public Policy Advocacy

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