The Best MBA Graduation Speakers For 2015

Graduation Information: 2015 Owens Commencement


Duke (Fuqua)

Date: May 9, 2015

Speaker: Shane Battier, ESPN Media Analyst and Founder of the Battier Take Charge Foundation

Graduation Information: 2015 Fuqua Daytime MBA and Ph.D. Graduation



Ohio State (Fisher)

Date: May 9, 2015

Speaker: Mark Goldston (’77), Chairman and CEO of Goldston Group

Graduation Information: Fisher Masters Graduation



Emory (Goizueta)

Date: May 11, 2015

Speaker: No speaker

Graduation Information: Emory Commencement

Additional Information: There is no speaker at class events. MBAs graduate with the entire school, where Salman Rushdie is the speaker.



Dartmouth (Tuck)

Date: June 13

Speaker: Carlos Rodriguez-Pastor Jr. (’88), Chairman of Intercorp and General Partner of Nexus Group

Graduation Information: 2015 Tuck Investiture



Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)

Date: May 14, 2015

Speaker: Lewis Hay, III (’82), former chairman and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy, Inc.,

Graduation Information: Not Available


Arizona State

Arizona State (Carey)

Date: May 14, 2015

Speaker: Chani Clark, Student Leader Award Winner from Master in Management Program

Graduation Information: 2015 Carey Events



Georgetown (McDonough)

Date: May 15, 2015

Speaker: Gail McGovern, President and CEO of the American Red Cross

Graduation Information: 2015 Georgetown Commencement



USC Marshall

USC (Marshall)

Date: May 15, 2015

Speaker: Robert J. Coury, Executive Chairman of Mylan

Graduation Information: USC Marshall Commencement




Washington University (Olin)

Date: May 15, 2015

Speaker: Kathy M. Mazzarella, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer at Graybar

Graduation Information: Washington Olin Commencement

Additional Note: Mazzarella graduated from Washington University as an undergraduate.



Notre Dame (Mendoza)

Date: May 16, 2015

Speaker: Barry Salzberg, Deloitte Global CEO

Graduation Information: 2015 Mendoza Commencement

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