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Bill Gates

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Bill Gates at the 2012 World Economic Forum
  • Bill Gates is Co-founder, Chairman, former Chief Software Architect and former CEO of Microsoft Corporation.[1]
  • He grew up in Seattle, Washington, with an amazing and supportive family who encouraged his interest in computers at an early age.[2]
  • In 1975, Gates and Paul Allen launched Microsoft, which became the world's largest PC software company.[4][a] Gates led the company as chief executive officer until stepping down in January 2000, but he remained as chairman and created the position of chief software architect for himself.[3]
  • Bill Gates has three children and is married to Melinda French Gates[4]
  • In June 2006, Gates announced that he would be transitioning from full-time work at Microsoft to part-time work and full-time work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which was established in 2000.[5]
  • Since 1987, Gates has been included in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people[6]
  • August 6, 2018, Gates had a net worth of $95.4 billion, making him the second-richest person in the world[7]
  • He donated large amounts of money to various charitable organizations and scientific research programs through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.[8]
  • Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution.
  • His dad, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney and one of the co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. His late mother, Mary Gates, was a schoolteacher, University of Washington regent, and chairwoman of United Way International.[9]
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Gates
  • https://www.gatesnotes.com/Bio
  • https://www.forbes.com/2000/01/13/mu7.html#9308e155d83c
  • https://www.gatesnotes.com/Bio
  • https://money.cnn.com/2006/06/15/technology/microsoft_news/index.htm?iid=EL
  • https://www.newsweek.com/why-putin-isnt-forbes-billionaires-list-310818
  • <https://www.biography.com/people/bill-gates-9307520
  • https://www.gatesfoundation.org/de/
  • https://www.gatesnotes.com/Bio