Before Tim Cook assumed the throne of Apple, he was a top executive at tech giants like IBM and Compaq. Though he is decidedly brilliant, filling Steve Jobs' shoes is no easy task. But since taking the position of CEO, Apple has seen a triple increase in stock and is implementing renewable energy, labor-friendly supply chains, user privacy and highly recyclable products. Apple is entering a new wave of success, and much of that is owed to the work of Cook.
Speaking at commencement ceremonies and leadership engagements, Cook’s work ethic and educational background is respected by entrepreneurs and business executives all around the globe. While much of his knowledge and aptitude was gained from firsthand experience, we were keen to get a look at his reading list, because maybe, just maybe, we’ll be able to get a glimpse of his genius.