Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook is a smart man. At least, he’s aware the American public thinks he’s no replacement for Steve Jobs.
How could he be, given the groundwork for innovation left by Jobs prior to his death. How could anyone surpass the man who revolutionized the technology industry, time and time again?
The iPhone pioneered the smartphone market in 2007. Few at the time realized iPhone was a sea change in mobile technology, and not a product designed for a high-tech niche.
And in April 2010, Jobs introduced the iPad, which is serving a far greater purpose than the creation of the tablet PC market. The more powerful effect of the iPad is the ongoing disruption of the traditional PC industry–the disturbances at the Intels and Microsofts of the world. In fact, Steve Jobs may be the sole reason that Michael Dell is seeking to take his lifeblood, Dell, private.
Despite the glory of Jobs, we can’t write off Cook just yet.
I’m here to spill the pudding and say it straight: Tim Cook wants to prove all of us wrong. Here’s the hard evidence that Cook is developing several game-changers that are likely to satisfy critics and shareholders alike: