Apple CEO Tim Cook to speak at European startup event VivaTech in June
What you need to know
- Apple CEO Tim Cook will speak at the VivaTech conference in June.
- VivaTech is a conference for technology and startups in Europe, running from June 16-19.
Apple CEO Tim Cook will speak at the VivaTech conference in June, organizers of the event have revealed.
In a tweet Wednesday event organizers stated "Newsflash! Apple CEO Tim Cook will speak at #VivaTech for the first time!"
📢 Newsflash! Apple CEO @tim_cook will speak at #VivaTech for the first time! pic.twitter.com/A0C51ev6JR📢 Newsflash! Apple CEO @tim_cook will speak at #VivaTech for the first time! pic.twitter.com/A0C51ev6JR— #VivaTech (@VivaTech) June 2, 2021June 2, 2021
VivaTech says its conference is Europe's biggest startup and tech event, taking place from June 16 through 19 in Paris and online. Also on the bill for 2021 are Microsoft President Brad Smith, EU Commissioner Thierry Breton, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna, and more. Cook joins tech heavyweights including Mark Zuckerberg, Satya Nadella, Justin Trudeau, and Jack Ma, who have all previously spoken at the event.
The four day event will feature some 13,000 startups and more than 3,000 investors from 125 countries, from the website:
VivaTech has not confirmed exactly when Cook will speak or on what subject.
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