As a part of Bill Gates’ private office, Rodi manages Bill’s interests in strategic personal investments and business relationships. In this capacity, Rodi serves as the Executive Director of Breakthrough Energy Ventures.
Rodi also serves as Chairman of Kymeta, a company that is leveraging new technologies that make it easy to access the unparalleled power and reach of satellite connectivity.
Previously, Rodi worked at BMGI, the investment office that manages the Gates' assets and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust. In this role, he focused on Bill’s investments in early-stage technology companies and venture capital funds. Earlier in his career Rodi served as the general counsel for two Silicon Valley-based venture capital firms.
Rodi holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A. from the University of Washington.