CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Jeff Raikes' keynotes center around the need for doing good in this world. As the acting CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, this is an area of expertise for Raikes. His long history with the Gates family and Microsoft has enabled him to be in a position of excellence.
Raikes' impressive resume includes experience engineering at Microsoft competitor Apple Computers, and then working at Microsoft for well over 26 years, culminating in him being named as President of Microsoft Business Division. For the past four years, Raikes has been working as Chief Executive Officer of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation -- staying within the Microsoft family.
His education includes a degree from Stanford University in 1980. Jeff Raikes' keynotes reflect on his admirable and inspiring dedication to making the world a better place.