Bill Gates

Bill Gates, born William Henry Gates III, is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, and founder of Microsoft Corporation.

Born in 1955, during his career at Microsoft he held the position of president, CEO and chief software architect. He was the company’s primary shareholder until May 2014.

In 1975, together with Paul Allen, Bill Gates launched Microsoft, which would later become the largest PC software company in the world. Gates led the company as chief executive officer until his resignation in January 2000, but has since remained chairman and created for himself the position of chief software architect.

In 2000 he created the humanitarian foundation Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

From 1995 to 2017, he was always named richest man in the world by Forbes with the exception of just four years. In recent months he has been occasionally overtaken in the rankings by Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.

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Bill Gates net worth: how he became rich

James Hydzik

29 March 2024 - 23:46

Bill Gates net worth: how he became rich

Bill Gates has been a billionaire since 1987, and worth more than $100 billion since 1999. How he got there is partly a matter of his technical and business acumen. It’s also a partly a matter of how he kept that acumen sharp, and that’s what we look at in this article.

Bill Gates Invests in Synchron; Neuralink’s Rival

22 February 2023 - 19:19

Bill Gates Invests in Synchron; Neuralink's Rival

Silicon Valley focuses on man-machine hybridization. After Bezos, Bill Gates also invests in Synchron, the company that manufactures brain implants to allow interaction between men and machines.