Bill gates


Published on

Report on Bill Gates

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • Gates called the president of the company of the manufacturer saying that they have written a code for their computer.
  • Bill gates

    1. 1. BillGates
    2. 2. William Henry Gates IIIEarly Life  October 28, 1955 (age 57) in Seattle, Washington, US  Estimated met worth: $66 B (2nd in the world)  Father was a lawyer  Mother was part of the board of directors for First Interstate BancSystem and the United Way  Took an early interest in computers on his 8th grade and was banned with Paul Allen when caught exploiting bugs in the computer to obtain free computer time  Wrote computer program for school – which he modified to be placed with mostly female classmates  Scored 1590 out of 1600 on SAT  Dropped out of Harvard to start a business with the support of his parents
    3. 3. Entrepreneur Entrepreneurship at an early age  At 15, Gates and Allen went into business together, developing a program to measure the traffic flow in Seattle, which netted $20,000  Recognizing and seizing opportunity  December 1974 – Gates and Allen saw a magazine article about the world’s first microcomputer  Called the president of the company claiming that they had written a code, which they actually have not done  Started his own business with Paul Allen  Gates oversaw the business details but still wrote codes and personally reviewed all of their developments
    4. 4. "Ultimately, the PC will be a window to everything people are interested in-and everything we need to know."-Bill GatesMicrosoft The Man Behind The Machine  Founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975  Micro-soft to Microsoft  Developed MS-DOS for IBM, while retaining the right to license the program to other computer makers  IBM’s hardware were copied by other companies but the Microsoft had a copyright to MS-DOS  Microsofts sales soared from $7 million in 1980 to $16 million in 1981  Launched the first retail version of Microsoft Windows on Nov. 20, 1985
    5. 5. "Ultimately, the PC will be a window to everything people are interested in-and everything we need to know."-Bill GatesMicrosoft The Man Behind The Machine  Was sued by Apple after the release of windows, which Apple lost du to no merit in 1990  Adopted by third party developers  Sold at a rate of 1 million copies per month in 1993 and was in 85% of the world’s computers  Posted sales of $19.7 B in 1993, with Gates already amassing a personal wealth of $90 Billion  Accused of anti-competitive business approach (monopoly)  Consummate geek + hard-driven businessman
    6. 6. Philanthrop Reducing inequity is the highest human achievementy Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation  Established in 2000  Gates transitioned to a part-time job in Microsoft to take a full-time job in their Foundation  As of 2007, has given over $28 billion to charity  On December 9, 2010, Gates, investor Warren Buffett, and Mark Zuckerberg (Facebooks CEO) signed a promise they called the "Gates- Buffet Giving Pledge", in which they promised to donate to charity at least half of their wealth over the course of time
    7. 7. Interesting Facts Value of Gate’s property - $125 million, and the annual property tax is $991,000 Owns Codex Leicester, a collection of writings by Leonardo da Vinci – bought for $30.8m In 1999, Gate’s wealth reached $101 B Bill Gates earns $250 Us Dollars every second, that’s about $20 million a day and $7.2 Billion a year! € 
    8. 8. reatest-entrepreneurs.fortune/3.html commencement.html?page=1
    9. 9. Thank “Its fine to celebrate success but it is more important toYou! heed the lessons of failure.” Bill Gates