Published on: 16/05/2013
He started work at the foundation on 13 May 2013. He takes over from Dr. Frank Rijsberman who acted as director until May 2012.
Mr. Arbogast worked for Microsoft for 24 years, the last 10 years until 2010 as Corporate Vice President. Most recently, he was active as a cleantech investor and advisor. He served as a Senior Advisor with The Boston Consulting Group and as a board member of the Northwest Energy Angels. He is a founding board member of Progress Alliance of Washington. He has served on the board of Water1st International and as a senior advisor to Upaya Social Ventures.
Source: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 17 Apr 2013