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BILL GATES The Philanthropist.pptx

  1. 1. BILL GATES The Philanthropist MARIELA HERRERA
  2. 2. BIOGRAPHY Bill Gates is a technologist, business leader, and philanthropist. Born October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington Parents Bill Gates Sr. & Mary Maxwell Spouse Melinda French (m. 1994; div. 2021) Known for Co-founder of Microsoft and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Education Harvard (Dropped)
  3. 3. BUSINESS CAREER In 1975, he and Allen founded Microsoft in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It became the world's largest personal computer software company Gates led the company as chairman and CEO until stepping down as CEO in January 2000, succeeded by Steve Ballmer, but he remained chairman of the board of directors and became chief software architect
  4. 4. PHILANTHROPY CAREER In June 2008, Gates transitioned to a part-time role at Microsoft and full- time work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the private charitable foundation he and his then-wife Melinda established in 2000. In March 2020, Gates left his board positions at Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway to focus on his philanthropic efforts on climate change, global health and development, and education. ● Alzheimer's Research ● Coronavirus ● Polio disease ● Childhood Deaths Prevention ● Climate change ● Sanitation

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