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Bill gates powerpoint

  1. 1. Business Person Research Bill Gates Mason Wilson
  2. 2. Basic History • Bill Gates was born on October 28th, 1955, in the town of Seattle, Washington. • In high-school he scored a 1590 out of 1600 on his college SAT test. • When he was 31 he became a billionaire. • He makes 250 dollars every second, and 7.8 billion dollars a year.
  3. 3. Schools Attended • In 1973 Bill Gates became a student in Harvard University. He didn’t complete college, he dropped out to start his career in computers.
  4. 4. Prior Work Experiences • As young teenagers Paul Allen and Bill Gates ran a small company that sold a computer to Seattle that could count city traffic. • Bill worked with Paul at Honeywell and later when Allen wrote the software for them.
  5. 5. Where they work now • Bill Gates worked as a co-founder of Microsoft with Paul Allen. • He now works for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which is the worlds best funded philanthropic organization.
  6. 6. Info. About the Company • Microsoft produces computers and other electronics. • The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation battles many diseases including Malaria. • The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is a philanthropic organization, which is a charity.
  7. 7. Information about their position • The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given $28 billion dollars to charity. • They are the second most generous philanthropists in the United States as of 2007.
  8. 8. What have they done since being at this position? • They have been donating to charity across the entire world. • It was started after Bill Gates stepped down from president at Microsoft.
  9. 9. • Inventors.about.com/od/gstartinventors/a/ Bill_Gates.htm • Biography.com • Hubpages.com Sources

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