Apple CEO Tim Cook to Deliver MIT Commencement Address

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a New England Council member, recently announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the commencement address at its 2017 commencement ceremony.

Cook, who became CEO of Apple in 2011, said, “Apple stands at the intersection of liberal arts and technology, and we’re proud to have many outstanding MIT graduates on our team. We believe deeply that technology can be a powerful force for good, and I’m looking forward to speaking to the Class of 2017 as they look ahead to making their own mark on the world.” He will address the Class of 2017 on June 9, 2017.

“Mr. Cook’s brilliance as a business leader, his genuineness as a human being, and his passion for issues that matter to our community make his voice one that I know will resonate deeply with our graduates,” MIT President L. Rafael Reif said. “I am delighted that he will join us for Commencement and eagerly await his charge to the Class of 2017.”

Read more in the press release and in The Boston Globe.

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