Jeff Williams (Apple)

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Jeff Williams
Bornc. 1963
Alma materNC State (B.A.) Mechanical engineering
Duke (M.A.) MBA
OccupationCOO of Apple

Jeff Williams (born c. 1963[1]) is Apple's chief operating officer under CEO Tim Cook, a position he has held since December 2015.


Williams joined Apple in 1998 as head of worldwide procurement and in 2004 he was named vice president of Operations. In 2007, he played a significant role in Apple's entry into the mobile phone market with the launch of the iPhone, and he has led worldwide operations for iPod and iPhone since that time. Prior to Apple, Williams worked for the IBM Corporation from 1985 to 1998 in a number of operations and engineering roles. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA from Duke University.[2]

He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer on 17 December 2015.[3]

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  2. ^ McCarthy, Caroline (22 July 2010). "Apple promotes Jeff Williams to senior VP". CNET News. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  3. ^ Love, Julia (17 December 2015). "Apple names Jeff Williams COO, a job once held by Tim Cook". Reuters. Retrieved 17 December 2015.