Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, portable digital music players, and sells a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications.

Apple provides many products and services, including iPhone; iPad; iPod; Mac; iPod; Apple TV; a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications; the iOS and OS X operating systems; iCloud; and accessories, service, and support offerings.

It sells its products worldwide through its retail stores, online stores, direct sales force and third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers to the consumer and also sells third-party iPhone, iPad, Mac and iPod compatible products, including application software and accessories through its online and retail stores.

Introduced in 1984, the Macintosh was the first widely sold personal computer with a graphical user interface (GUI). That feature and others such as an improved floppy drive design and a low-cost hard drive that made data retrieval faster helped Apple cultivate a reputation for innovation.

Apple was named as the most admired company in the United States in 2008 and in the world from 2008 to 2012 by the Fortune magazine.

The company was founded by Steven Paul Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Gerald Wayne on April 1, 1976, and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

Type
Public
HQ
Cupertino, US
Founded
1976
Employees
116,000 (est)+6%
Apple was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Cupertino, US

Key People at Apple

Tim Cook

Tim Cook

CEO
Luca Maestri

Luca Maestri

CFO
Jeff Williams

Jeff Williams

COO
Angela Ahrendts

Angela Ahrendts

SVP Retail
Eddy Cue

Eddy Cue

SVP Internet Software and Services
Jonathan Ivey

Jonathan Ivey

Chief Design Officer
Philip Schiller

Philip Schiller

SVP, Worldwide Product Marketing
Dan Riccio

Dan Riccio

SVP Hardware Engineering
Luca  Maestri

Luca Maestri

SVP and CFO
Craig Federighi

Craig Federighi

SVP Software Engineering
Johny Srouji

Johny Srouji

SVP Hardware Technologies
Bruce Sewell

Bruce Sewell

SVP & General Counsel

Apple Locations

Cupertino, US
Atlanta, US
Dallas, US
Denver, US
Indianapolis, US
New York, US
Tallahassee, US
Miami, US
St. Louis, US
Houston, US
Orlando, US
Culver City, US
Newark, US
Princeton, US
San Francisco, US
Sacramento, US
Santa Clara, US
Seattle, US
Kansas City, US
Austin, US

Apple Metrics

Apple Summary

Market capitalization

$640 B

Closing share price

$120
Apple's current market capitalization is $640 B.

Apple Operating Metrics

Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015

Computers sold

16.3 M18.9 M20.6 M

Tablets sold

71 M68 M54.9 M

Mobile phones sold

150 M169 M231 M

Apple Market Value History

We estimate that Apple's current employees are approximately 30% female and 70% male.

Apple Online Presence

Apple News

Apple Company Life

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