About Bill Gates
Bill co-founded company Microsoft with Paul Allen in 1976 and works as an entrepreneur, investor and business mogul.
He has contributed a lot in the technological world with the largest software business and is also one of the richest men in the world.
He stepped down from the chairman position of Microsoft Company in 2014 to pay more attention to charitable work at his foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
He was born to William Henry II and Mary Maxwell Gates and has an older sister, Kristi and a younger sister, Libby.
He attended Lakeside School and after graduation enrolled for Harvard College in 1973 where he met Paul Allen, his future co-worker. His score was 1590 out of 1600 on the college SAT test.
Bill co-founded the company Microsoft with Paul Allen in 1976 and works as an entrepreneur, investor and business mogul.
He made expansion to his firm specialized in Basic, COBOL, FORTRAN, and Pascal making a deal with IBM that took his company to hit 1 million dollar profit margin covering 140 million dollars in just one the year of 1985 alone.
In 1986, he released Microsoft Windows that brought revolution in the world of Operating Systems and made him a billionaire just at the age of 31. Having copyrights, he made more advanced systems that changed the way the world works and made tasks done easier in seconds.
He has also authored two books named; “The Road Ahead” and “Business @ the Speed of Thoughts”. He accepted the new post of technology advisor in the company and handed over the CEO post to Satya Nadella in 2014.
He is now working for the charitable foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In 2017, the foundation launched the “Goalkeepers” report plotting out issues of public health, including child mortality, malnutrition, and HIV.
He recently, announced to team with Google co-founder Larry Page to provide $12 billion in funding for a universal flu vaccine.
He married Melinda French in 1994 and lives in Medina with three children: Jennifer Katharine, Rory John, and Phoebe Adele.
His net worth is estimated to be around 9,610 crores USD.