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Jeff Raikes

Co-Founder of the Raikes Foundation & Former CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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 Jeff Raikes Biography

Jeff Raikes is the co-founder of the Raikes Foundation, which he and his wife, Tricia, established in 2002. Jeff retired from his role as chief executive officer of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2014, having guided the global organization through more than five years of significant growth. He came to the philanthropic world from a 27-year career at Microsoft Corporation, where he was a member of the senior leadership team and president of the Microsoft Business Division.

He serves on the boards of Costco Wholesale, the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the Microsoft Alumni Network. He is a trustee of Stanford University, where he holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering-economic systems.

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Jeff Raikes

Co-Founder of the Raikes Foundation & Former CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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Jeff Raikes Biography

Jeff Raikes is the co-founder of the Raikes Foundation, which he and his wife, Tricia, established in 2002. Jeff retired from his role as chief executive officer of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2014, having guided the global organization through more than five years of significant growth. He came to the philanthropic world from a 27-year career at Microsoft Corporation, where he was a member of the senior leadership team and president of the Microsoft Business Division.

He serves on the boards of Costco Wholesale, the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the Microsoft Alumni Network. He is a trustee of Stanford University, where he holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering-economic systems.

Jeff Raikes Videos

  • Jeff Raikes: Wealth, Philanthropy, and Inequality
    Jeff Raikes, CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and co-founder of the Raikes Foundation, was in conversation with Ethics in Society ...
  • Leadership Speaker Series: Jeff Raikes
    Jeff Raikes, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks to Harvard Kennedy School students about his experience leading the largest ...
  • Scaling Impact: Jeff Raikes Keynote | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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  • How to book Jeff Raikes?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jeff Raikes for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jeff Raikes, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jeff Raikes or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jeff Raikes?

    Booking fees for Jeff Raikes, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jeff Raikes, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jeff Raikes?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jeff Raikes for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jeff Raikes for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jeff Raikes or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jeff Raikes or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jeff Raikes is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jeff Raikes for your event is available upon request. Jeff Raikes generally travels from Seattle, WA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Melinda French Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Eric Schmidt, Bill Gates and Michael Dell. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jeff Raikes for an upcoming event.

Jeff Raikes Speaker Videos

  • Jeff Raikes: Wealth, Philanthropy, and Inequality
    Jeff Raikes, CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and co-founder of the Raikes Foundation, was in conversation with Ethics in Society ...
    Leadership Speaker Series: Jeff Raikes
    Jeff Raikes, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks to Harvard Kennedy School students about his experience leading the largest ...
  • Scaling Impact: Jeff Raikes Keynote | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    Interview with Jeff Raikes, CEO of The Bill & Melinda Gates ...

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