School of Information Commencement 2015
The commencement ceremony honors the class of 2015 with keynote speaker Carl Bass, student speakers, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards.
The 2015 ceremony honors graduates from all three School of Information degree programs: Ph.D. in information management & systems, Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS), and Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) — the MIDS program’s first graduating class.
Reception on the South Hall lawn immediately following the ceremony.
Keynote Speaker: Carl Bass
Carl Bass is the president and chief executive officer of Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Bass co-founded Ithaca Software, the developers of HOOPS, which was acquired by Autodesk in 1993; he previously served as Autodesk’s chief operating officer, responsible for worldwide sales, marketing, and product development.