Bill Neukom, Microsoft’s first GC; Past CEO of SF Giants

Today, my guest is Bill Neukom, Microsoft Corporation‘s first General Counsel, former CEO of the San Francisco Giants and the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the World Justice Project, an organization devoted to promoting the rule of law throughout the world. Bill was Microsoft’s lead lawyer for nearly 25 years managing its legal, government affairs, and philanthropic activities. He retired from Microsoft as its Executive Vice President of Law and Corporate affairs in 2002, served as Chairman of K&L Gates from 2003 to 2007 and was the Chief Executive Officer of the San Francisco Giants baseball team from 2008 to 2011.  Bill grew up in my home town of San Mateo and earned his A.B. from Dartmouth College and his LL.B. from Stanford Law School.


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