Keynote speaker: Bill Gates
Bill Gates going Green!-Gates has also become an avid student and investor in new energy approaches, fueled by his interest in global development and innovation.
Bill Gates is founder and former CEO of Microsoft. A tech visionary and business entrepreneur, Gates’ leadership — fueled by his long-held dream that millions might realize their potential through software — made Microsoft a personal computing powerhouse and household name. In summer of 2008, Gates left his day-to-day role with Microsoft to focus on philanthropy.
Maintaining that all lives have equal value no matter where they’re being lived, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation donate to expand opportunity to the world’s most disadvantaged people. Collaborating with grantees and partners, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is focused on programs in global health and education, HIV/AIDS, libraries, and agriculture research.
He is also a member of the board of directors of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Puget Sound Business Journal: Bill’s Green new mission: http://climatesolutions.onenw.org/donate/cs_breakfast_gates