Co-Founder of Microsoft
Bill Gates is co-founder, technology advisor and board member of Microsoft. He served as chairman of the board until Feb. 4, 2014.
On June 27, 2008, Gates transitioned out of a day-to-day role in the company to spend more time on his global health and education work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Gates continues to serve on Microsoft’s board of directors and as an advisor on key development projects.