Bill Gates 1955 –
Melinda Gates 1964 –
Year of great discovery/work
The foundation has awarded more than $36 billion in grants since its inception. Part of its work increases research and development on vaccines and infectious diseases that affect the developing world, while improving vaccine coverage and technology enabling more effective and less expensive vaccine delivery.
Bill Gates is the co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest computer software company. He was also a pioneer in the personal computer revolution and is one of the world’s wealthiest people.