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Quinn Cornelius

Senior Director, Strategic Investments

Quinn is a career private equity and venture capital professional. He joined Bill Gates’ private office in 2018 where he focuses his efforts on strategic investment initiatives, including Breakthrough Energy Ventures.

Previously Quinn worked at BMGI, the investment office that manages the Gates' assets and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust. During his nine-year tenure, he focused on investing in private-companies and making commitments to private equity funds across a broad swath of industries. Earlier in his career, Quinn worked in both private equity and investment banking.

Quinn holds a MBA from Duke University and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Richmond. He is also a CFA charterholder.