A Conversation with John W. Thompson

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A Conversation with John W. Thompson

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Lee Hall Auditorium 1601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32307

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You are invited to attend “A Conversation with John W. Thompson.” The event offers a rare opportunity for alumni, faculty, staff, students, and community, thought, and business leaders to engage in conversation with one of the most transformative leaders in the world, Florida A&M University alumnus and Microsoft Chair John W. Thompson.

During his storied career, Mr. Thompson has held several distinguished titles, including IBM vice president, Symantec CEO, and currently Virtual Instruments CEO and chair of the Microsoft Corporation. He credits his life as a student at FAMU as being instrumental in launching his highly successful career and for being the accomplished philanthropist that he is today.


Please be advised that parking for the "Conversation with John W. Thompson" will be available at the FAMU parking lot located at the corner of Osceola and MLK. Shuttles will be available to take patrons to Lee Hall every 15 minutes beginning at 9 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. Doors open at 10 a.m. Shuttles will return patrons to the parking area beginning at noon, directly after the event.

Please remember that a printed Eventbrite ticket is required for entry.

Below is a link to a map of the parking area.