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William Henry Gates III

Founder and Co-Chairman,Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Mr. William Henry Gates, III, also known as Bill, co-founded Microsoft Corporation in 1975 and serves as its Technology Advisor since February 4, 2014. He is also a Co-Founder of Breakthrough Energy Coalition, which he co-founded in November 2015. Mr. Gates served as the Chief Software Architect of Microsoft Corporation from January 2000 to June 2006 and its Chief Executive Officer from 1981 to January 2000. He also founded Corbis Corporation in 1989 and serves as its ...

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Corporate Headquarters*

500 Fifth Avenue North
Seattle, Washington 98109

United States

Phone: 206-709-3100
Fax: 206-709-3180

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Founder, Owner and Chairman
Founder and Co-Chairman
Board Member
Co-Founder, Technology Advisor and Non-Independent Director


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