Why you should care
Because wouldn’t it be nice if he did run for president?
All jokes aside, when OZY co-founder and CEO Carlos Watson sat down with Bill Gates in Seattle this week to talk about big ideas, he made sure to ask one pressing question: What, exactly, is the best platform for those ideas? The 58-year-old, bespectacled, Washington state resident is worth $81 billion and has given away $30 billion to philanthropic causes through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The foundation focuses on providing better health care and addresses gender inequality as well.
But would Bill Gates step up onto a different stage altogether? Check out the first in OZY’s exclusive multipart series with Gates, and check back tomorrow for more.