As part of our 80th anniversary, it was only appropriate that all of our local campuses come together for the first time to celebrate a University wide DeVry and Keller graduation. Los Angeles and Chicago hosted the live simulcast on June 25 and 26 respectively, featuring nationally recognized keynote speaker Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired Magazine
In his role as editor-in-chief of Wired, Anderson has inspired a major shift in strategy for the magazine, from targeting mainly a tech savvy readership to a magazine that has become a must read for the broader business audience. He is also the founder of DIY Drones and 3D Robotics.
In addition to writing two groundbreaking books, Anderson worked at The Economist for seven years and has served as an editor at two premier science journals, Science and Nature. Time Magazine named him to its Time 100 in 2007. As an adult learner, he did not start college until the age of 27 and earned a degree in physics from George Washington University.
His interesting educational and career path, as well as his entrepreneurial nature served well to inform and inspire the graduates and their families about what lies ahead for them.