Last year, Tim Cook participated for the first time in the conference WSJ.D LIVE organized by Wall Street Journal. There, he explained why Apple killed the iPod classic, revealed numbers about the recently released Apple Pay and confirmed that Apple Watch would have to be recharged every day.
In 2015 the Apple CEO will once again be at the event, which will take place from October 19 to 21 in Laguna Beach (California, USA).
Other confirmed names include Marc Benioff (Salesforce president and CEO), Stewart Butterfield (Slack co-founder and CEO), Chris Cox (Facebook chief product officer), Kazuo Hirai (Sony president and CEO), Drew Houston ( Dropbox co-founder and CEO), Robin Li (Baidu co-founder, president and CEO), Bin Lin (Xiaomi co-founder and president), Steven Mollenkopf (Qualcomm CEO), Leslie Moonves (CBS president and CEO), Chuck Robbins ( Cisco CEO, who has just announced a strong partnership with Apple) and Virginia M. Rometty (president and CEO of IBM).
Interview mediators will be Gerard Baker (editor-in-chief of the Wall Street Journal), Dennis Berman (finance editor, Wall Street Journal), Rebecca Blumenstein (deputy chief editor of Wall Street Journal) and Jonathan Krim (global technology editor for Wall Street Journal).
Just yesterday, in a related note, the Re / code confirmed Jennifer Bailey, vice president of Apple Pay, at the Code / Mobile conference in October, but a few weeks before WSJ.D LIVE. Tim Cook himself will still be, at the end of this month, at the BoxWorks event.