Bill Gates was born in Seattle, Washington on the 28th of October 1955. At the age of 13 he enrolled in Lakeside School a private preparatory school.While at that school he took an interest in programming the General Electric system in BASIC and was excused from classes to pursue his interest.Bill Gates loves to read books, he is an avid reader, on his personal blog gatesnotes he has over 150 book recommendations.
Since 1975 Microsoft has had a domination over the software market, Windows software is used in most companies.
They have consistently kept up with the pace of change and that is why they remain the #1 software company in the world. Gates Foundation in 1994 by selling some of his shares in Microsoft, he was inspired by the work of Andrew Carnegie and John D.
He was the CEO of Microsoft until January 2000, currently he is the Technology Advisor to CEO Satya Nadella.
He focuses a lot of his time on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, that is why he has taken a less demanding role at Microsoft so that he can focus more on philanthropy. He has one older sister Kristi Gates and one younger sister Libby Gates.
They named their partnership Micro-Soft, a year later the hyphen was dropped, and on 26th of November 1976 the trade name Microsoft was registered.
IBM approached Microsoft to write a BASIC interpreter for the new IBM PC, Gates referred them to Digital Research as they required an operating system, but the discussions did not go well.Bill Gates is an American entrepreneur, programmer, investor and philanthropist.He and Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft which is the #1 software company in the world. Bill Gates is the second richest man on earth with a net worth of 0.6 billion.Rockefeller, in 2000 he and his wife merged the three family foundations to create the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, their foundation is the worlds wealthiest, with assets valued at more than .6 billion.As of 2007 Bill and Melinda Gates were the second most generous philanthropists in America, having given over billion to charity.The demonstration was a success which lead onto a deal with MITS to distribute the interpreter as Altair BASIC.Paul Allen was hired into MITS and Gates took a leave of absence from Harvard to work with Allen in November 1975.IBM & Microsoft developed the first version of the new system successfully, but their partnership deteriorated due to creative differences. The software and hardware products have been expanding from Windows OS, Microsoft Office Suites, Office 365, Xbox, Bing, Hotmail, the list goes on.It all began with the first idea, and then they built upon that.Gates, Paul and two other students wrote a payroll program for Information Sciences in exchange for computer time and royalties.After that it lead on to his school becoming fully aware of his programming skills, he created a program to schedule students in classes.