The Florida A&M University (FAMU) 2014 spring commencement address featuring alumnus and Microsoft Chairman John W. Thompson will air on C-SPAN on Saturday, May 24 at 8:15 p.m. EST. The broadcast is a part of a series of select commencement speeches from around the nation that will air throughout Memorial Day weekend on the network.
Thompson, the CEO of Virtual Instruments, received his bachelor's degree in business administration from FAMU’s School of Business and Industry (SBI) in 1971 and was inducted into the FAMU SBI Hall of Fame in 2011. He earned a master's degree in management from the Sloan Fellows program of the MIT Sloan School of Management and has held top positions at some of today’s premiere technology companies, including a 10-year stint at Symantec as its CEO and chairman.
For more information about the broadcast, visit: www.c-span.org/schedule