Apple said ->I've been wondering if it's by design that the identy of current officers and board members must be actively inquired about? Maybe buried deep in meeting notes or annual reports?
There's no conspiracy. Necessity is the mother of invention; that's to say: it's that way because there's never been a need to publish that info beyond what is required by law.
Apple said ->I'm willing to support public fictions if they help me stay away from contemplating OD issues. Now if someone would build ideal OpAmps :)