Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. The company’s hardware products include the iPhone smartphone, the iPad tablet computer, the Mac personal computer, the iPod portable media player, apple watch smartwatch, apple tv digital media player, and the HomePod smart speaker. Apple’s software includes the macOS and iOS operating systems, the iTunes media player, the Safari web browser
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Steve Jobs was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. He was a pioneer in the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s, and is widely considered to be one of the most influential figures in the history of computing. He died on October 5, 2011, aged 56, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
The Board of Directors
The Board of Directors oversee the CEO and Senior Management and their executive teams. The Board is responsible for the long-term success of the company and its shareholders. The current members of the Board are:
Arthur D. Levinson, Ph.D. – Chairman of the Board
Tim Cook – CEO
Jeff Williams – COO
Deirdre O’Brien – SVP Retail + People
Jonathan Ive – Chief Design Officer
Phil Schiller – SVP Worldwide Marketing
Kara Swisher – Technology journalist
Apple is a publicly traded company with a market capitalization of over $1 trillion. As of May 2019, here are Apple’s 10 largest shareholders.
1. Vanguard Group: 5.73%
2. BlackRock: 5.63%
3. Berkshire Hathaway: 3.72%
4. State Street Global Advisors: 2.02%
5. Capital World Investors: 1.86%
6. Fidelity Investments: 1.49%
7. JP Morgan Chase: 1%.53%
8 . Wellington Management: 0.95%
9 . Goldman Sachs: 0,93%
10 . T Rowe Price: 0,80%.