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Steven Rice photoSteven Rice

Chief Human Resources Officer

Steven Rice has served as our Chief Human Resources Officer since September 2019.  Prior to joining Vir, Mr. Rice was the Chief Human Resources Officer for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation from May 2015 to May 2019 where he led human resources, facilities, events and travel. Prior to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Rice held several roles at Juniper Networks, Inc. from February 2006 to May 2015, most recently as the Executive Vice President of Human Resources leading the global human resources function.  Mr. Rice also chaired Juniper Networks’ Corporate Foundation.  Additionally, Mr. Rice has held several human resources leadership positions at Hewlett-Packard Company from 1981 to 2006, including Vice President of Human Resources Global Operations. Mr. Rice received his A.A. in business administration and management from De Anza College.