Early life and Education
Eddy Cue was born on 23 October, 1964 in Miami, Florida. Cue earned a bachelor’s degrees in computer science and economics from Duke University. Cue is an avid Duke Basketball fan. Cue joined Duke Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Krzysweski in founding Power Forward, a mobile video network which targets the B2B market offering subscriptions to video content and case studies aimed to help corporation’s foster leadership and build teams. Cue is also a long time Golden State Warriors fan.
He joined Apple in 1989 and leads a large organization of amazing people. In his early years at Apple, he was a successful manager of software engineering and customer support teams. Eddy was instrumental in creating the Apple online store in 1998, the iTunes Store in 2003 and the App Store in 2008. He also played a key role in developing Apple’s award-winning iLife suite of applications. He’s also Board member of Ferrari N.V and FanSnap.
Responsibilities at Apple
Eddy Cue is Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. Eddy oversees Apple’s industry-leading content stores including the iTunes Store and Apple Music, as well as Apple Pay, Maps, Search Ads, Apple’s innovative iCloud services, and Apple’s productivity and creativity apps. Eddy also leads the newly created team responsible for developing all aspects of Apple’s worldwide video programming. Eddy’s team has an excellent track record of building and strengthening online services to meet and exceed the high expectations of Apple’s customers.
Eddy was recognized by renowned cancer research centre City of Hope with their 2014 Spirit of Life Award, honouring an individual whose work has fundamentally impacted the music, film and entertainment industry. Home Pod speaker is also one of his achievements.
The below video has Eddy Cue talking about the impact of technology on the current generation.