Apple CEO Tim Cook's pressing the flesh in Japan

Tim Cook
Tim Cook (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook is in Japan right now.
  • He's been meeting Apple Store employees and app developers.
  • Cook is sharing photo ops via Twitter.

Apple CEO Tim Cook is currently in Japan meeting developers and members of Apple Store teams. He's also been sharing the highlights of his visit on Twitter, complete with well-staged photos.

Cook has been known to travel the world as part of his role as the head of one of the planet's biggest companies and he recently visited the likes of France and Germany.

During this trip in particular Cook met developers at Apple Omotesando, while also sharing a great photo of Tokyo that was, obviously, #shotoniPhone.

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Cook also took the oportunity to meet with people working in the healthcare field during a visit to Keio University School of Medicine.

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Cook's visit happened to coincide with Computer Science Education Week, with students learning about coding at Apple Marunouchi.

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You can see more photos of Cook's trip on his official Twitter account.

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.