On June 17, Sam Altman — entrepreneur and President of what is arguably the world’s most influential startup incubator, Y Combinator in Silicon Valley — received an honorary PhD from the University of Waterloo. This is his address to the graduating students from the Faculty of Engineering.

Read an exclusive interview about Altman’s return to Waterloo Region on Communitech News.

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