Bill Gates

Co-Founder of Microsoft & Richest Man In The World

Bill Gates is the co-founder of leading technology company, Microsoft.

Gates and fellow visionary, Paul Allen co-founded The Microsoft Corporation on April the 4th, 1975. Several decades later, it has become the world’s largest technology and PC software company ever to exist.

Throughout Gates’ career at Microsoft, he has held positions as Chairman, CEO and Chief Software Architect and was the largest individual shareholder up until May of 2014. Additionally, Gates has also authored and co-authored a few books that go through his life at technology giant, Microsoft.

It is estimated that Gates has a staggering net worth of $81.7 billion, as of November 2016. One of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution, Gates is also considered one of the world’s biggest philanthropists, donating large amounts of money to various charitable organisations and scientific research programs, through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

In January of 2000, Gates stepped down as Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, remaining as Chairman and creating the position of Chief Software Architect for himself. In June of 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.

A brilliant technology speaker with a wealth of information, Bill Gates’ natural creative and logical talent makes him fascinating on stage. With a plethora of interesting stories that date back to when we used floppy disks, his speeches are a once in a lifetime affair.

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