NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg is giving a commencement address at Harvard, where he dropped out 12 years ago to focus on Facebook.

Zuckerberg, 33, follows another famous Harvard dropout, Bill Gates, who spoke before its graduates a decade ago. Steve Jobs, who dropped out of Reed College in Oregon, gave Stanford’s commencement speech in 2005.

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Zuckerberg started Facebook in his Harvard dorm room in 2004. He also met his wife, Priscilla Chan, there.

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The event will be livestreamed Thursday afternoon on Harvard’s website and on Zuckerberg’s Facebook page. On Tuesday, Zuckerberg and Chan live-streamed a video from Zuckerberg’s old dorm room on his Facebook page.

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