TIME Profiles Tim Cook As Runner-Up to Person of the Year

Posted December 19, 2012 at 9:19pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 8310 views

TIME Magazine has posted a profile of Apple CEO Tim Cook as their Runner-Up to Person of the Year. President Barack Obama was named Person of the Year.

As long as he was handpicking his successor, you’d think Jobs would have chosen someone in his own image, but he and Cook, who was Jobs’ COO at Apple, are in a lot of ways diametrical opposites. Jobs was loud, brash, unpredictable, uninhibited and very often unshaven. Cook isn’t. He doesn’t look like the CEO of Apple, he looks more like an Apple product: quiet, tidy, carefully curated, meticulously tooled and at the same time strangely warm and inviting. He doesn’t look like Jobs, he looks like something Jobs would have made. Cook’s flawless cap of white hair could have been designed by Jony Ive and fabricated in China out of brushed aluminum.

When ask whether he, like Jobs, was going to seek out a new category that's vulnerable to disruption and disrupt the hell out of it, and if that would continue to be Apple's modus operandi going forward, Cook smiled and said, “Yes. Yes. Most definitely.”

Time concludes, "When that happens, that’s when Cook will show his hand, and we’ll get a look below the surface. He’ll do the unexpected thing and double down on something new. And when he does, that’s when the rest of the world will see what Jobs saw in him."

You can read the full profile at the link below...

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Lov3boyz - December 21, 2012 at 2:58am
Omg, devil of Steve Job ( Tim Cook)
JJFADE - December 20, 2012 at 3:21am
try s you may, but you can't photoshopin Steve Jobs Time :)
greedt assssv - December 20, 2012 at 3:00am
Looks like time magazine lost their brain or thry are givimg runnerup to greedy assholses now days
Kenny - December 20, 2012 at 5:43am
More like they lost their brain for voting Obama for person of the year! Are you insane, what has he done?
greedt assssv - December 20, 2012 at 6:42am
He has done way lot better then what Clock did in apple chair.
Kenny - December 20, 2012 at 6:56am
Okay, name one thing Obama has done? Except blame others for his own mistakes and take credit for others actions. Oh and lie through his teeth with every word that comes out of his mouth? How has he earned anything? And secondly, why are you and all these others imbeciles coming to a site purely dedicated to Apple just to troll the comments? Don't have anything better to do than bash on people you envy?
ASSMAN - December 20, 2012 at 8:53pm
Kenny - December 21, 2012 at 4:18am
Okay #1 ASSMAN, you're the worst troll to ever visit this site. #2, calm down caps lock king. #3, after I read the 2nd mispelled word I quit reading your response. You're trying to talk about *incest hillbillies, yet you can't even string along a coherent sentence. You should pick up hooked on phonics and try again.
Asshole - December 21, 2012 at 2:29pm
What did Obama do? Obama. Made equal rights at work place for woman. Pass health care that no one did from past 20 yr. created lot of jobe.
Kenny - December 21, 2012 at 10:07pm
Umm LOL Obama didn't do shit for women's rights. Yeah the reason no one else passed that shit is cause no one else was a socialist and wanted our country to be like China. And he hasn't created shit for jobs unemployment has been at its highest rates under him. Please come back with arguments that aren't wrong and fix your spelling next time.
Mike Power - December 19, 2012 at 11:23pm
Tim Crook-Apple Crapple iJerk of the year
Kingsford - December 19, 2012 at 9:50pm
Picture says number 3.... That would make him 2nd Runner-Up.
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