Stanford University is an American private university which so famous for its academic strength and is one of the top universities in the world. Leland and Jane Stanford Leland started this university in the memory of their child Leland Standford Jr. hence the name of the university is Leland Stanford Junior University. Recently the university announced that this year, Tim Cook would be coming as the commencement speaker of the year. Standford Commencement is scheduled on June 16.
In an interview, Tim Cook who is the CEO of the famous brand Apple said that he is so honored by the invitation of a prestigious university as the commencement speaker. “It’s an honor to have been invited by Stanford’s students and faculty, and I look forward to deepening the remarkable relationship that Stanford and Apple have built together over many years,” Cook said.
“We share so much more than geography. The passion, interests, and creativity our institutions have in common have helped to revolutionize technology and reshape the world, and I can’t wait to join graduates, as well as their family and friends, in celebrating the even brighter possibilities of the future.”
Tim Cook will be speaking in many more universities this spring. On May 18, Cook will be going to the Tulane University as they also invited him as the commencement speaker. He talked about Steve Jobs in his last speech at Duke University. In his speech further, he asked students to be fearless and addressed immigration. He was also a student of Duke University and thanked his professor for the significant impact. He said, “I was lucky to learn from someone who believed this deeply. Someone who knew to change the world starts with following a vision, not following a path. He was my friend, my mentor, Steve Jobs. Steve’s vision was that the great idea comes from a restless refusal to accept things as they are.”