William Henry “Bill” Gates III

William Henry “Bill” Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. In 1975, Gates and Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft, which became the world’s largest PC software company. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, and was the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. Gates has authored and co-authored several books.

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  • Bill Gates – Wikipedia
    William Henry “Bill” Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. In 1975, Gates and Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft, which became the world’s largest PC software company.
  • Bill Gates – Business Leader, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist – Biography …
    Entrepreneur Bill Gates founded the world’s largest software business, Microsoft, with Paul Allen, and subsequently became one of the richest men in the world.
  • William Henry Gates III: Executive Profile & Biography – Bloomberg
    Mr. William Henry Gates, III, also known as Bill, co-founded Microsoft Corporation in 1975 and serves as its Technology Advisor since February 4, 2014. Mr. Gates is also a Co-Founder of Breakthrough Energy Coalition, which he co-founded in November 2015.
  • Bill Gates facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com
    William Henry Gates III cofounded the Microsoft Corporation in 1975, built his software company into the one of the most successful businesses in the world, and established himself in the process as the world’s richest man.
  • Bill Gates – Biography – IMDb
    Born William Henry III is an American entrepreneur, business mogul, investor, philanthropist, and widely known as one of the most richest and influential people in the world. William Henry III was born to attorney, William Henry II and teacher, Mary Maxwell Gates in Seattle, Washington, USA.
  • William Henry Gates III, The 400 Richest Americans – Forbes.com
    Microsoft’s chief visionary moving further away from day-to-day corporate work. For the first time did not offer a strategy outlook at this year’s financial analyst meeting. Instead, prefers to dive into innovative projects, foster collaboration among Microsoft’s many divisions.
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Name(s):
      William Henry Gates III
Occupation:
      Investor,
      Author,
      Philanthropist,
      Co-founded
Birth:
      October 28, 1955
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Spouse:
      Melinda Gates (m. 1994)
Children:
      Jennifer Katharine Gates,
      Rory John Gates,
      Phoebe Adele Gates
Education:
      Harvard University, 1973–1975

Quotes:
      Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
      Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
      It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
      If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.
      As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
      Life is not fair; get used to it.
      I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
      If I’d had some set idea of a finish line, don’t you think I would have crossed it years ago?
      Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
      I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.


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