Kenneth A. Miller
Director of Legal
As Director of Legal, Ken leads the legal team supporting the Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute. In this role, he develops and executes legal and IP strategies, manages risk, advises the board, and leads complex transactions to help achieve the institute’s mission.
Ken is a business, technology, and global health attorney with more than 25 years of experience working with highly innovative companies and nonprofits. Ken was previously Associate General Counsel at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supporting the foundation’s work in global health. Before joining the foundation, Ken was a partner in the Technology Transactions and Privacy Group at the international law firm Perkins Coie, where he advised innovative companies and nonprofits, focused on the life sciences, software, and semiconductor industries.