Bill gates is co-chair of the bill & melinda gates foundation along with co-chair melinda gates, he shapes and approves grantmaking strategies, advocates for the foundation's issues, and helps set the overall direction of the organization. He is also the co-founder of microsoft, which he co-founded with paul allen in 1975 gates also does charity works through the bill & melinda gates foundation since 1987, bill gates has been included in the forbes list of the world's wealthiest people. Bill gates supported by his life partner melinda gates in his philanthropy ventures and bill and melinda gates foundation is gradually departing from the day-to-day affairs of microsoft and involving into charity deeds completely it is the largest private foundation in the world. Nearly two dozen of the world's most successful business leaders, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists will invest up to $1 billion in a fund led by microsoft-co-founder bill gates that aims. Career history: steve ballmer originally met bill gates when they went to school together at harvard in the '70s this friendship proved important later when gates needed a business manager for.
Bill gates (william henry gates iii) is an american business magnate, co-founder of the microsoft corporation, author, investor and philanthropist paul allen and gates launched microsoft in 1975, which became the world's biggest pc software company. Many were surprised in 2011 when microsoft co-founder paul allen slammed bill gates in the pages of his autobiography, idea man the book claimed that gates colluded with current ceo steve ballmer. Philanthropist and microsoft co-founder bill gates said in an ama reddit that another recession is a certainty.
Bill gates is the co-founder of the software company microsoft and is one of the world's wealthiest men gates and paul allen founded microsoft in the 1970s, though allen left the company in 1983 bill gates oversaw the invention and marketing of the ms-dos operating system, the windows operating. Bill gates, real name william henry gates iii, is a co-founder of one of the most famous and recognized computer software companies in the world, microsoft he was born in the united states on october 28, 1955, in seattle, washington to william h gates ii and mary maxwell gates. Paul allen, who co-founded microsoft corp with fellow billionaire bill gates and used the fortune he made from the iconic technology company to invest in professional sports teams, cable tv and. William henry gates iii (born october 28, 1955), commonly known as bill gates, is an american businessman, co-founder and chairman of microsoft he is the second richest person in the world just behind jeff bezos as of october 2017. Microsoft co-founder bill gates is famous for giving away his huge fortune and this time his donation equates to 5 per cent of his wealth.
Bill gates biography bill gates is an american business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, and co-founder of the microsoft corporation along with paul allenhe was born october 28, 1955 in seattle, washington on october 28, 1955. At microsoft our mission and values are to help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential. Microsoft has announced that bill gates will step down as chairman of the board of directors at microsoft, and will assume a new role on the board as 'founder and technology advisor' in his new. Philanthropist and co-founder of the microsoft corporation bill gates speaks during the plenary session of the one planet summit at the seine musicale event site on the ile seguin near paris.
Paul gilbert with the original computer that he built for traf-o-data, the company that bill gates and paul allen started before they founded microsoft (photo courtesy george sammit) microsoft is. Bill gates is an american business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and principal founder of microsoft corporationhe is also richest man in the world. Paul gardner allen (born january 21, 1953) is an american industrialist who co-founded microsoft with bill gates and is one of the wealthiest people in the world with a personal wealth of us$127 billion as of 2010.
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