2017 Television Commercial


Tim Cook

Class of 1982
Current Position: Chief Executive Officer, Apple
Resides In: Cupertino, California

“At Auburn, you have a lot of people around you with a lot of different views. Seek people that think differently than you do and absorb it all.”


Tim Cook graduated from Auburn in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering. He is the CEO of Apple and serves on its Board of Directors. As Apple’s CEO, he has introduced the world to innovative new products and services that change peoples’ lives. He is leading a company-wide effort to use 100 percent renewable energy at all Apple facilities, continuing to advance Apple’s inclusion and diversity efforts and investing in technology for underserved schools. He is a native of Robertsdale, Alabama, and among his many honors is his induction into the Alabama Hall of Fame in 2014.


Tim Cook takes a selfie with an audience of students
Tim Cook walks across a stage
Tim Cook looks at an iPad during an interview shoot
Last updated: 08/31/2017