Bill Gates is An American businessMagnate A computer programmer A famous philanthropist A former chief executive A current chairman A Wealthiest overallfrom 1995 to 2009except
At a glance Bill GatesBorn : October 28, 1955 (age 56) Seattle, Washington, U.S.Residence : Medina, Washington, U.S.Nationality: AmericanAlma mater: Harvard University (dropped out); Co-founder and Chairman of MicrosoftOccupation : Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO of Cascade Investment 6100 Chairman of Corbis croreYears active: 1975–presentNet worth : US$ 61 billion (2012)Board member of : Berkshire HathawayReligion : None (Agnostic)Spouse: Melinda Gates (m. 1994)Children: 3Parents : William H. Gates, Sr. Mary Maxwell GatesSignature: Bill GatesWebsite: Bill Gates
Former CEO of Microsoft Present CEO of MicrosoftChairman of the Microsoft
Background:Bill Gates was born in October 28th, 1955 in Seattle, Washington, United State. “Bill Gates”. Henry William Gates II Bill GatesIII
Early lifeBill’s father was a prominent loyerHis mother served on the board of directorsIn 1968,he enrolled in the lakeside school at the age 13.In 1970,The arrangement with CCC continuedBill wrote program
• Gates did not have a definite study plan while a student at Harvard and spent a lot of time using the schools computers. Gates remained in contact with Paul Allen, and he joined him at Honeywell during the summer of 1974. The following year saw the release of the MITS Altair 8800 based on the Intel 8080 CPU, and Gates and Allen saw this as the opportunity to start their own computer software company. He had talked this decision over with his parents, who were supportive of him after seeing how much Gates wanted to start a company.
Amazing ability• Bill was very bored at school and his parents knew it so they were always trying to feed him more information to keep him busy. Bills parents finally decided to put him in a private school where he would be challenged more. The Lakeside private school had just bought a new computer when Bill arrived and he was immediately hooked. Within a week he had surpassed the knowledge of the computer teacher at Lakeside
The Poker Room in Currier House at Harvard University, in which Bill Gates andSteve Ballmer formed Microsoft
Pa s ul te l Ga AllBil enHis school time with his friend “Paul Allen”.
He wrote his first computer program when he was 13 years old.It was a program to play farmer chess on. The computer he usedwas big, heavy, slow and and he was totally obsessed. Thecomputer did not have a screen, so they made their move, andthey ran over to a big printer and looked at the score or who hadwon. If they did it on paper each move would take about 30 sec.but on the computer it took almost all the eating time.Bill had an amazing ability to cram the whole course in one nightbefore the exam
Gates took an interest in programming the GE system in BASIC, and was excused from math classes to pursue his interest. He wrote his first computer program on this machine: an implementation of tic-tac-toe that allowed users to play games against the computer. Gates was fascinated by the machine and how it would always execute software code perfectly. One of these systems was a PDP-10 belonging to Computer Center Corporation (CCC),
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. The following year, Information Sciences, Inc. hired the four Lakeside students to write a payroll program in COBOL, providing them computer time and royalties. After his administrators became aware of his programming abilities, Gates wrote the schools computer program to schedule students in classes. He modified the code so that he was placed in classes with mostly female students. He later stated that "it was hard to tear myself away from a machine at which I could so unambiguously demonstrate success." At age 17, Gates formed a venture with Allen, called Traf-O-Data , to make traffic counters based on the Intel 8008 processor. In early 1973, Bill Gates served as a congressional page in the U.S. House of Representatives.
In 1973, Bill served as a congressional page Bill Gates graduated from Lakeside High School And enrolled in Harvard University , Where he majored in Pre-Law. He scored highest 1590 out of 1600 He met Steve Ballmer, Co-funder of Microsoft
MicrosoftMITS = Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems the creators of the new microcomputer Paul Allen was hired into MITS, and Gates took a leave of absence from Harvard to work with Allen at MITS in Albuquerque in November 1975. They named their partnership "Micro-Soft" and had their first office located in Albuquerque. Within a year, the hyphen was dropped, and on November 26, 1976, the trade name "Microsoft" was registered with the Office of the Secretary of the State of New Mexico. Gates never returned to Harvard to complete his studies.
In April 14th, 1974Bill Gates along with School friend Paul Allen form “Microsoft”.
After a year,In 1975 Gates and Allen from a partnership called “Microsoft” .Like most starts-up, Microsoft begins small,But has a huge version A computer on every desktop and in every home.During the next years Microsoft begins to change the way we work.
Personal life• Gates married Melinda French on January 1, 1994. They have two daughters, Jennifer Katharine Gates (1996) and Phoebe Adele (2002), and one son, Rory John (1999).
IBM partnershipCP/M 86-DOS (QDOS) Microsoft delivered it to IBM as PC-DOS in exchange for a one-time fee of $50,000 Gates did not offer to transfer the copyright on the operating system, because he believed that other hardware vendors would clone IBMs system. They did, and the sales of MS-DOS made Microsoft a major player in the industry. He oversaw Microsofts company restructuring on June 25, 1981, which re-incorporated the company in Washington state and made Gates President of Microsoft and the Chairman of the Board.
Windows• He divided his responsibilities between two successors, placing Ray Ozzie in charge of day- to-day management and Craig Mundie in charge of long-term product strategy.
In 1985, November 20, first retail version of Microsoft windowsIn August, the company struck a deal with IBM to develop a separate operating system called OS/2. Relation with IBM deteriorated.
Philanthropy a generous donor, a good hearted personIn 1994 sold some of his Microsoft stock to create the William H. Gates Foundation. In 2000, Gates and his wife combined three family foundations into one to create the charitable Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which is the largest transparently operateAs of 2007, Bill and Melinda Gates were the second-most generous philanthropists in America, having given over $28 billion to charity. They plan to eventually give 95% of their wealth to charity.
Books and filmsFilms:Waiting for "Superman",The Virtual Revolution.
Recognition YEAR RECOGNITION1994 honoured as the twentieth Distinguished Fellow1998 Top 50 cyber Elite1999 Ranked number two in the upside Elite 1002001 The Guardian as one of the "Top 100 influential people in media"2004, 2005, Time magazine named Gates one of the 100 people who most2006 influenced the 20th century2005 Persons of the year
YEAR RECOGNITION2005 honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) by Queen Elizabeth II2006 “Heroes of our time “2009 awarded the 2010 Bower Award2010 Silver Buffalo Award2011 fifth most powerful person in the world
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Success Attitude of Bill GatesPassion to things and make a differentHard-work and dedicationHigh Emotional IntelligenceHumility and simplicityPhilanthropyValue of taking one step everyday
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Rank Name Photo Net worth Business Citizenship 1 Carlos Slim $69 telecom Mexico 2 Bill Gates $61 Microsoft United States 3 Warren $44 Berkshire United Buffett Hathaway States 4 Bernard $41 LVMH France Arnault 5 Amancio $37.5 Zara Spain Ortega
Quotations“If you can’t make it good, at least make it lookgood.”“Dont compare yourself with anyone in thisworld...if you do so, you are insulting yourself.”“Your most unhappy customers are your greatestsource of learning.”“It is fine to celebrate success but it is moreimportant to heed the lessons of failure.”