Bill Gates is a famous businessman of USA he has been a programmer then founded Microsoft and after running his business very well he became an investor, Author, humanitarian and philanthropist. This great leader who is now well known as Bill Gates, his actual name is William Henry Gates III and the great person born on October 28, 1995, in Seattle, Washington (US).
He co-founded Microsoft in 1975 with Paul Allen and now Microsoft is world’s largest PC software company. He held a position of CEO until he took the Big Decision of part-time then full-time work at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Foundation Established in 2000.
Bill transferred his duty to 2 new shoulders ‘Ray Ozzie’ & ‘Craig Mundie’. Later in 2014 in his place, he appointed CEO, ‘Satya Nadela’ and for himself, he assumed a new post which was technology advisor to CEO. From 1995-2017 Gates held the title of the richest person in the world according to the Forbes.
Consistently from 2014-2017, his net worth was estimated about the US $ 89.9 Billion as of October 2017. In October 27, 2017, Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon, with an estimated net worth of US $90.6 Billion became the richest person of the world. As of May 5, 2018, Bill Gates is the second richest person in the world behind Bezos, with a net worth of US $91.5 Billion.
Gates is now working for philanthropy in Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A large amount of his money he had donated for charity and several scientific research programs. He also co-founded ‘Giving Pledge’ with Warren Buffett, where they and some other billionaires pledge that they put at least half of there money to philanthropy.
Gates had been criticized many times for his business strategies. His staff has their different views on him. Everyone has known him some as a good Competitor some likes his sarcastic comments. A personal experience of an executive is that he showed a game to Gates and defeated 35 of 37 times. A month later when he met him again Gates “He won or tied every time cause he studied the game until he solved it. That is a competitor.”
In an interview Gates said that when “I Have some work which is very time consuming and tough I assign the laziest person for that work because that is the person who will complete that work in less time, efficiently.
Gates has been seen in a series of ads for the promotion of Microsoft. Gates gave his views on many issues in an interview published in Rolling Stone Magazine. Gates shared his views about Climate change, his charities, American States and many technology Companies and their associates. Bill Gates has written two books “The Road Ahead” and “Business the speed of thought”.
He is also been seen in documentaries like ‘The machine that changed the world (mini series)’
‘Triumph of the Nerds’ (1996)
‘Nerds 2.0.1’ (1998)
‘Waiting for Superman’ (2010)
‘The Virtual Revolution’ (2010