Business Royalty Among Top MBA Graduation Speakers by: Jeff Schmitt on April 16, 2018 | 7,318 Views April 16, 2018 Copy Link Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Share on Reddit Owen alum and Emerson CEO David Farr will speak at Vanderbilt Owen’s commencement on May 11th. Indiana University (Kelley) Graduation Date: May 4, 2018 Graduation Speaker: Maurice Markey (’94), CEO and Founder of Windfarm LLC Graduation Information: Website still in development. To see the live broadcast, click here. The Kelley MBA ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 4, 2018 at the IU Auditorium, with a reception to follow at the William Godfrey Graduate and Executive Education Center. The all-school ceremony takes place on May 4th at 3 p.m. John Hennessy, executive chairman of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, and president emeritus of Stanford University, will speak and receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. To learn more about that ceremony, click here. Georgia Tech (Scheller) Graduation Date: May 4, 2018 Graduation Speaker: Valerie Montgomery Rice, President and Dean of the Morehouse School of Medicine Graduation Information: 2018 Georgia Tech Commencement Scheller MBA graduates participate in the Master’s ceremony, which is held separately from the undergraduate and Ph.D. ceremonies. For additional details, click here. Michigan State (Broad) Graduation Date: May 4, 2018 Graduation Speaker: None Graduation Information: Advanced Degree Ceremony MBA students hold a private ceremony, but the ceremony is part of the larger graduate program. Ohio State University (Fisher) Graduation Date: May 5, 2018 Graduation Speaker: Sander Flaum, Principal of Flaum Navigators Graduation Information: 2018 Fisher Masters Graduation Ceremony The all-school ceremony kicks off at noon on May 6. The speaker will be Sue Desmond-Hellmann, the CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. To learn more, click here. Arizona State (W. P. Carey) Graduation Date: May 10, 2018 Graduation Speaker: Kohinoor Gill (Student) Graduation Information: 2018 Carey Business Graduate Convocation The main graduate convocation takes place on May 7 at 9:00 am. The speaker will be Michael Crow, President of Arizona State University. USC (Marshall) Graduation Date: May 11, 2018 Graduation Speaker: To Be Announced Graduation Information: Marshall School of Business Graduate Ceremony The school-wide commencement will be held on the morning of the 11th, with Dr. Siddhartha Mukerjee the speaker. To learn more, click here. Vanderbilt University (Owen) Graduation Date: May 11, 2018 Graduation Speaker: David Farr (MBA’81), CEO of Emerson and Board Chair of the National Association of Manufacturers Graduation Information: Owen Commencement 2018 Go to next page for details on Duke, Wharton, Columbia, U.C.-Berkeley and New York University. Previous Page Continue ReadingPage 2 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 Comments or questions about this article? Email us.