Tim Cook on short list for Time Person of the Year

Time Magazine has published their short list for Person of the Year, and Apple CEO Tim Cook is a finalist. Time cites the important product launches earlier this year, as well as Cook's decision to open up about his sexuality.

From Time:

Tim Cook, who introduced Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple Watch, and Apple Pay this year, and whose decision to come out made him the first openly gay Fortune 500 CEO

Other nominees on Time's list include Alibaba CEO Jack Ma, pop artist Taylor Swift, and Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Source: Time