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By Benjamin Snyder
May 14, 2015

May means a slew of commencement addresses across America, as Generation Z seniors gear up for the start of their working lives.

This year, top executives at Apple (AAPL), Google (GOOG), (CRM), and General Electric (GE) are taking center stage.

Commencement speeches are a great academic tradition, and they often contain nuggets of wisdom for students as they embark on careers in the “real” world ( has even compiled 10 of the best ever given).

Bloomberg has put together an interactive map highlighting execs in a number of key industries who will be delivering speeches this year. Here are the ones from the business and technology industries, many of whom have already given commencement speeches in the past, as excerpted below.


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