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Bill Gates

  1. 1. Bill Gates By Akshay Sivarajan
  2. 2. Why Bill Gates Inspires me? <ul><li>Hardworking </li></ul><ul><li>A lot of will power </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent </li></ul><ul><li>Values his money and position </li></ul>
  3. 3. Schooling and Family <ul><li>William Henry Bill Gates was born on the 28 October 1955. </li></ul><ul><li>He was born in Seattle and had 2 sisters. </li></ul><ul><li>His father was a lawyer an his mother served as a board of director for a top bank. </li></ul><ul><li>Bill Gates was fortunate to attend the prestigious Lakeside Elementary School. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Microsoft <ul><li>Paul Allen was a childhood friend was the co-founder of Microsoft along with Gates. </li></ul><ul><li>From here Gates dropped out of Harvard university in 1975 to jumpstart his Microsoft career. </li></ul><ul><li>Gates tried to make the personal and affordable computer. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Vision and Passion <ul><li>Gates is one of the most influential people in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>He wanted every home to have a computer on its desk. </li></ul><ul><li>His vision and passion for computing systems were central for the success of Microsoft. </li></ul><ul><li>Gates steeped down as CEO of Microsoft in 2000, a title that Steve Ballmer now holds. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Philanthropy <ul><li>Philanthropy- The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations </li></ul><ul><li>The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, set up by his wife in 2000 has donated in excess if $38 billion. </li></ul><ul><li>The Foundation aims to enhance healthcare and tyo reduce extreme poverty. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Inheritance to children <ul><li>Gates pledges to give all of his $68billion fortune to charity and 0.01% of his wealth to his children. </li></ul><ul><li>He promised to transfer all of his money to the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation. </li></ul><ul><li>He is not laying everything down on a plate for them. </li></ul><ul><li>“ I want to make a positive contribution to the world” </li></ul>
  8. 8. The End <ul><li>Although you may not think about it, Bill Gates has had a huge impact on all of our lives. </li></ul><ul><li>He has changed the way that the world use and value computers today. </li></ul>

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