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  • Addy, all the info in your presentation is correct and up to date .. you did a fantastic job in researching for this presentation .. Bill gates is my HERO .. I as do many admirer this man .. to work for Microsoft is a privilege not just a job .. We should all be so fortunate .. Bill Gates deserves every $$$$ he has ........................................ .. Spider :)
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  • Hey Satanic: Good show... I found it very interesting - Thanks! It could perhaps be enhanced further by updating it with the latest fascinating chapter in BG's life - i.e. his charitable work within the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation since 2006, where they are focusing on global problems ignored by governments and other organizations.
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  • Great job, freiend but I think something is missing, what I do not know at this moment, but it is. I will tell you.Still it does not value of the thing you have done. Even if one fellow does just fraction of it by reading this you have achieved.
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bill Gates_microsoft

  1. 1. All @ Microsoft
  2. 2. <ul><li>Most Spammed person in the world </li></ul><ul><li>A student who Scored 1590 /1600 in SAT </li></ul><ul><li>Worlds Richest person without any degree to his name </li></ul><ul><li>First Person to Design an operating system </li></ul>
  3. 3. Journey Begins…. <ul><li>October 28 ,1955 </li></ul><ul><li>William H. Gates, and Mary Maxwell Gates </li></ul><ul><li>Seattle, Washington </li></ul><ul><li>His father was an attorney in Seattle. </li></ul><ul><li>Bill was highly influenced by his mother who died some years ago. </li></ul><ul><li>Bill has two sisters - Kristi and Libby. </li></ul>
  4. 4. CHILDHOOD <ul><li>Interested in Maths & Science </li></ul><ul><li>8 - Encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li>11- Class clown </li></ul><ul><li>11-psycriartist </li></ul><ul><li>Change in Behavior </li></ul>
  5. 5. SCHOOL & FIRST BUSINESS <ul><li>Lakeside school </li></ul><ul><li>Slow, cumbersome & Screen less computer by GE </li></ul><ul><li>Inseparable Paul Allen </li></ul><ul><li>Tic-tac-toe </li></ul><ul><li>$4000 - academic scheduling </li></ul><ul><li>Program - girls </li></ul>
  6. 6. FIRST BUSINESS contd.. <ul><li>1968- PDP 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Hacking </li></ul><ul><li>Fortran </li></ul><ul><li>1972-Traf-O-Data (Measure & Analyze traffic) </li></ul><ul><li>Failed to Demonstrate </li></ul><ul><li>8008 Micro Processor </li></ul>
  7. 7. HARWARD <ul><li>1590/1600 in Sat </li></ul><ul><li>1973 Harward </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Law </li></ul><ul><li>Spend whole Night & Slept in Class </li></ul><ul><li>Met Steve Ballmer </li></ul><ul><li>1974-HoneyWell </li></ul><ul><li>Paul force’s to start business </li></ul>
  8. 8. BOOK THAT CHANGED HIS LIFE <ul><li>Popular Electronics </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;World's First Microcomputer Kit to Rival Commercial Models.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized the Opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Fake Call to MITS </li></ul><ul><li>Software to run Altair 8800 </li></ul><ul><li>Birth of BASIC </li></ul><ul><li>Birth of Software Industry </li></ul>
  9. 9. MICRO-SOFT  MICROSOFT corp. <ul><li>1975-Dropped HARWARD </li></ul><ul><li>Started Micro-Soft </li></ul><ul><li>Changed to Microsoft corp. </li></ul><ul><li>1976-Open Letter to Hobbyists </li></ul><ul><li>Teen Manager </li></ul>
  10. 10. MICROSOFT contd.. <ul><li>Initial hurdles </li></ul><ul><li>Financial crisis </li></ul><ul><li>“ Enough cash to perform operations with out any payment”-Bill </li></ul><ul><li>Alliance with IBM </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Interpreter for IBM-PC </li></ul><ul><li>“ OFFICE BOY” </li></ul>
  11. 11. TURNING POINT… <ul><li>MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating system) </li></ul><ul><li>First created Dos for IBM </li></ul><ul><li>Bought Again from IBM for $75000 and named it MS-DOS </li></ul><ul><li>Made Millions </li></ul><ul><li>Established a great Platform for Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Sold at prices cheaper than IBM </li></ul>
  12. 12. STORY OF WINDOWS <ul><li>1983-VISICORP Announcement of GUI System. </li></ul><ul><li>Bill‘s Fake announcement </li></ul><ul><li>“WINDOWS to be launched in 1985” </li></ul><ul><li>Started working on GUI </li></ul><ul><li>Worked Intensely for two years and launched revolutionary WINDOWS </li></ul>
  13. 13. PERSONAL LIFE… <ul><li>Married Melinda French on Jan 1 st 1994 </li></ul><ul><li>Jennifer Katharine Gates (1996), Rory John Gates (1999) and Phoebe Adele Gates (2002) </li></ul><ul><li>One of the Richest house in world </li></ul><ul><li>Posses Codex Leicester & Gutenberg Bible </li></ul>
  14. 14. PHILANTROPHY <ul><li>2000-Founder of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>College scholarships for minority people </li></ul><ul><li>AIDS prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Diseases prevalent in third world countries </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation endowed the University of Cambridge with $210 million for the Gates Cambridge Scholarships </li></ul>
  15. 15. PHILANTROPHY Contd… <ul><li>2005, endowment of $29.0 billion. </li></ul><ul><li>Spent about a third of his lifetime income on charity </li></ul>
  16. 16. HONORS <ul><li>two honorary doctorates </li></ul><ul><li>2002 - Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>2005-Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>Gates received the Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation on May 4, 2006 </li></ul>
  17. 17. KNIGHTHOOD <ul><li>2005-Honorary KBE (Knighthood) </li></ul><ul><li>Queen Elizabeth II </li></ul><ul><li>In United Kingdom </li></ul>
  18. 18. ERISTALIS GATESI <ul><li>A Flower fly named after Gates as a honour </li></ul>
  19. 19. Influential Person of 20 th Century <ul><li>Time Magazine named him one of the 100 people who most influenced the 20th century </li></ul><ul><li>One of the 100 most influential people of 2004, 2005 and again in 2006 . </li></ul><ul><li>Gates and Oprah Winfrey are the only two people in the world to make all four lists </li></ul><ul><li>named CEO of the year by Chief Executive Officers magazine </li></ul><ul><li>ranked number one in the &quot;Top 50 Cyber Elite&quot; by Time in 1998 </li></ul>
  20. 20. WEALTH <ul><li>Number one on the &quot;Forbes 400&quot; list from 1993 through to 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Number one on Forbes list of &quot;The World's Richest People&quot; from 1995-2006 with 50 billion US dollars </li></ul><ul><li>2004 -a director of Berkshire Hathaway, the investment company headed by Warren Buffet </li></ul>
  21. 22. Bill's View <ul><li>” I wished that I was not the richest man in the world, stating that he disliked the attention it brought”. </li></ul><ul><li>I had a dream: &quot; A computer in every home&quot;. Today, 28 years later, 85% of computers in the world run Microsoft Operating Systems. Some people think that it's too much power in the hands of just one company. The problem is if they produced better products that could compete with those produced by Microsoft, they would not be blaming Me and Microsoft. </li></ul>
  22. 23. PRINCIPLES <ul><li>Workaholic – words of Thomas Edison - &quot; Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Ambitious -At the age of fourteen Bill was confident that he could be a millionaire by the age of thirty </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Self Confidence – at one time over took IBM </li></ul>
  23. 24. PRINCIPLES contd… <ul><li>Technologist- At the age of fourteen he learned BASIC </li></ul><ul><li>Good Manager -Microsoft has constantly been rated as one of the most admired companies </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent Sales Man -His life has been full of successful deals like DOS </li></ul><ul><li>Successfully predicting future trends-Windows </li></ul>
  24. 25. CONTROVERSIES <ul><li>1977 arrested in New Mexico for driving car with out license </li></ul><ul><li>1997 the U.S. Justice Dept. accused Microsoft of violating a 1995 antitrust agreement </li></ul><ul><li>2001 Court ordered for split of Microsoft. </li></ul><ul><li>Which resolved later </li></ul>
  25. 26. BILL AS BEST SELLER <ul><li>The Road Ahead (1995, with N. Myhrvold and P. Rinearson) </li></ul><ul><li>received wide critical acclaim was listed on the best-seller lists of the New York Times , USA Today , the Wall Street Journal and Amazon. COM </li></ul><ul><li>Business @ the Speed of Thought (1999). how computer technology can solve business problems . </li></ul><ul><li>The book was published in 25 languages and is available in more than 60 countries </li></ul>
  26. 27. OTHER THAN MICROSOFT <ul><li>Corbis </li></ul><ul><li>Developing one of the world's largest resources of visual information - a comprehensive digital archive of art and photography </li></ul><ul><li>He is also a member of the board of directors of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., </li></ul>
  27. 28. FUNNY FACTS OF BILL GATES <ul><li>According to the US Census Bureau , the population of the World on 09/12/06 was: 6,543,551,182 (That's 6.54 Billion ). This means that Bill could give $3.77 to every person on the entire planet! And he'd still have $8,860,488 left over for incidentals. </li></ul>
  28. 29. FUNNY FACTS OF BILL GATES <ul><li>According to the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing, in Fiscal Year 2006, the United States Government printed paper currency worth a total of $156.82 Billion . Bill's net worth is 15.73% of that value. </li></ul>
  29. 30. THANK YOU