Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Jeffrey (Jeff) Scott Raikes
Born: May 29, 1958, in Ashland, Nebraska
- Chief executive officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
- Until early 2008, Raikes was the President of the Microsoft Business Division and oversaw the Information Worker, Server & Tools Business and Microsoft Business Solutions Groups. He also held roles managing the company's sales force and services groups.
Honors and awards
- University of Nebraska's JD Edwards Honors Program, officially changed its name to the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management after Rakes donated $10 billion (2008).