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Bill Gates

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Bill Gates

  1. 1. BILL GATES 1 performed by Artem Wershinin 543 group
  2. 2. Content  Biography  Family  Education  How it all began  The Development of Microsoft  History of microsoft logo  Life of Bill Gates  Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 2
  3. 3. Biography Bill Gates was born on the 28th of October 1955, in Seattle, state Washington. His full name is William Henry Gates III. American entrepreneur, one of the founders (with Paul Allen) and the largest shareholder of the company Microsoft. He is one of the most influential people in the world. According to Forbes magazine Gates is the wealthiest man in the world and has been in the number 1 position for at least seven years. 3
  4. 4. Family Bill Gates and his two sisters grew up in Seattle. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney. Their late mother, Mary Gates, was a schoolteacher, University of Washington regent and chairwoman of UnitedWay International. 4
  5. 5. Education Gates received a primary education in secondary schools of Seattle, but at age 12, he was transferred to the private Lakeside School. One year later, Bill created the first computer program. He developed computer programs for local authorities expected timetables of public transport. 5
  6. 6. How it all began 6 In 1973, Gates entered Harvard University. While at Harvard, Gates developed a version of the programming language BASIC for the first microcomputer. In his junior year, Gates left Harvard to devote his energies to Microsoft, a company he had begun in 1975 with his childhood friend Paul Allen.
  7. 7. Guided by a belief that the computer would be a valuable tool on every office desktop and in every home, they began developing software for personal computers. 7
  8. 8. The Development of Microsoft Microsoft went on to capture the world market with the release by Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. In 1986, Microsoft has been converted into a public company. That same year, Bill Gates became a billionaire, then he was 31. The following year, Microsoft introduced on the market the first version ofWindows. the first team microsoft 8
  9. 9. History of microsoft logo 9
  10. 10. Life of Bill Gates In 1994, Bill Gates married Melinda French, Manager, Microsoft, with whom he had two children - daughter Jennifer in 1996, and son Rory in 1999. With the advent of the family, Gates was more attention paid to charity. 10
  11. 11. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF or the Gates Foundation) is the largest transparently operated private foundation in the world, founded by Bill and Melinda Gates. 11
  12. 12. 12 The primary aims of the foundation are, globally, to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty, and in America, to expand educational opportunities and access to information technology. The foundation, based in Seattle, Washington, is controlled by its three trustees: Bill Gates, Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.
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