Apple’s Andrew Trister is joining the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a new role focusing in taking digital health companies global. At Apple he worked in the health group on medical research initiatives.
Trister confirmed his new role in a phone interview with CNBC. .He joined Apple in a special projects role in 2016 and was among the first employees to join the team.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is a private foundation founded by Bill and Melinda Gates. Based in Seattle, Washington, it was launched in 2000 and is reported to be the largest private foundation in the world, holding $50.7 billion in assets.