As expected, Tim Cook this weekend gave the commencement address at George Washington University’s graduation ceremony. Cook, who also received an honorary doctorate for public service during the ceremony, was selected by the university after being suggested by students.
During the speech, Cook discussed a variety of topics and offered up advice to the recent college graduates. Cook spoke about his first meetings with Steve Jobs and how he taught Cook that you could make great change in the world while also being successful in your career. Cook stated that now more than ever you don’t have choose between “doing good and doing well.”
Also during his commencement speech Cook talked about his childhood and growing up in Alabama. Cook addressed his interest in technology and politics as a child and his goal from the beginning to make change in the world.
As you would expect, Cook wrapped up the commencement address by taking a picture of the crowd at George Washington University’s graduation ceremony with his iPhone. A video of Cook’s commencement speech can be seen below. Cook gave a similar commencement speech at Auburn University back in 2010.
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