CCBJ: Your career followed an interesting and varied path to the Gates Foundation. Can you tell us about that?
Keith Matthews: Professionally, my first job out of college was as a credit analyst and later a middle-market loan officer at what is now JPMorgan Chase. With that background – and with a finance degree from college – I knew early on in my career that I wanted to focus on transactional work. After law school, I was a corporate lawyer at Morgan Lewis & Bockius, based in Philadelphia and Singapore. I then went into management consulting with Deloitte Consulting, and after a few years I returned to practice law, working on private equity and venture capital in New York and San Francisco in a law firm that eventually merged with O’Melveny & Myers. Continue Reading