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Coffee with Tim Cook? It Won’t Be Cheap [u]

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How much would you pay to have coffee with CEO Tim Cook at Apple’s 1 Infinite Loop headquarters? A charity auction is trying to determine just how much the privilege is worth and, as of this writing, the current top bid is $62,777 $90,000 $180,000 $225,000 $560,000 $605,000 — we’re looking at you, rory.oneill3 ToddH1 clearcrate MacMasi clearcrate povely.com rwilliams2496.

Given the $50,000 starting bid, more than most Americans make in a year, this auction for the rest of us.

That said, CharityBuzz is auctioning off the chance to sit down with Apple CEO Tim Cook and have coffee at the company’s 1 Infinite Loop headquarters in sunny Cupertino, California.

Bid now on this unique opportunity to have coffee with Apple CEO Tim Cook at Apple headquarters.

Tim Cook is Apple’s CEO and serves on its board of directors. In 2012 he was named a runner-up to TIME’s Person of the Year and topped Vanity Fair’s New Establishment list. Before being named CEO in August 2011, Tim was Apple’s Chief Operating Officer and was responsible for all of the company’s worldwide sales and operations. He also headed Apple’s Macintosh division. Tim earned an MBA from Duke University, where he was a Fuqua Scholar, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University.

The winner of the auction and a friend get coffee with Tim, though they may not record or write about their experience. So much for the bragging rights.

Nevertheless, proceeds from auction will benefit the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights.

Ready to make a bid? Again, you will have to pony up at least $62,777 $90,000 $105,000 $180,000 $225,000 $560,000 $605,000 — the auction ends on Tueday, May 14 at 4:08PM.

Yes, you might need to take out a mortgage to have coffee with Tim Cook, but the bragging rights will be priceless…

What’s your take?

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