Jeff Raikes is Vice President of Microsoft's Business Productivity Group. He is also a member of the Senior Leadership Team and the Business Leadership Team, giving him a part in the broad strategic and business planning for the entire company.
During the Anti-trust suit against Microsoft, Judge Jackson made him infamous for penning the "Netscape pollution must be eradicated" line in a company memo.
Jeffrey Scott Raikes was born May 29, 1958, the youngest of five children. He holds a B.S. in engineering-economic systems from Stanford University. He worked on the VisiCalc project at Apple Computer before moving to Microsoft in 1981.
The Seattle Times: The many faces of Microsoft's Jeff Raikes
Sunday, September 27, 1998