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Company Overview of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Company Overview

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation operates as a non-profit organization that focuses on healthcare, poverty, and educational sectors in developing countries. The organization provides grants for agricultural development, global health, and technical education programs. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was formerly known as William H. Gates Foundation and changed its name in 2000. The organization was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

500 Fifth Avenue North

Seattle, WA 98109

United States

Founded in 1994

Phone:

206-709-3100

Fax:

206-709-3180

Key Executives for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 57
Founder and Co-Chairman
Age: 50
Founder and Co-Chairman
Age: 60
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 59
President of U.S. Program
Age: 48
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Key Developments

Tsinghua University and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Enter into Drug Discovery Collaboration

Tsinghua University (China) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF, US) have entered into a collaboration focusing on drug discovery, and have agreed to co-found the Global Health Drug Discovery Institute (GHDDI) in Beijing The GHDDI will target major diseases common to developing countries, including China. Under the agreement, the BMGF will contribute financial support as well as assistance on institutional development, whereas Tsinghua University will provide a range of resources including talents and scientists, facilities, and management. In addition, the GHDDI will form a strategic alliance with the California Institute for Biomedical Research to build expertise in translational medicine.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Presents at JPMorgan 34th Annual Healthcare Conference, Jan-11-2016 12:00 PM

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Presents at JPMorgan 34th Annual Healthcare Conference, Jan-11-2016 12:00 PM. Venue: Westin St. Francis Hotel, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco, California, United States. Speakers: Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Chief Executive Officer.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Presents at Boston Biotech East West CEO Conference, Jan-10-2016 09:30 AM

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Presents at Boston Biotech East West CEO Conference, Jan-10-2016 09:30 AM. Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, 757 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94103, United States. Speakers: Jimmy Rosen.

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