Bill Gates a prominent American entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist with a terrific career in a development of software for personal-computers. He is the co-founder of Microsoft business, one of the most recognized brands in the computer industry almost every computer has at least one Microsoft product installed.
The life stories of Bill Gates remind an American dream. Due to the hard work, he has achieved not only the prosperity of the company, but also the name of one of the richest people on Earth.
William Henry “Bill” Gates III was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington in an honestly wealthy family of William Henry “Bill” Gates, Sr. A successful attorney &Mary Maxwell Gates – a former school teacher, who later became a member of the Board of Directors of the First Interstate Bank.
Being a child, Bill Gates previously possessed a prospective businessman talent, particularly in mathematics. It is not accidental that at school he scores 800 points in the mathematical part of the intelligence test, showing the greatest result. However, the family expected Bill Gates to follow his father’s steps & enter Harvard Law School.
Bill Gates has been No. 1 for several years on the Bloomberg Billionaires List, but Carlos Slim Helu took No. 1 spot in 2010. And in May 2013, with a fortune of $72 billion Bill Gates become the richest man on the globe again and retook the world’s richest name from Carlos Slim. The Bill Gates net worth was $79.3 billion as of April 09, 2015.
Bill Gates believed in achieving his goals during hard work. He also believes that if you are intelligent & know how to make use of your intelligence, you be able to reach your goals and targets. From his early days Bill Gates was determined, competitive and intelligent. These qualities helped him to achieve great position in the profession he chose also Bill was deemed by his peers and his teachers as the smartest kid on campus. Bill Gate’s parents come to know their son’s intelligence & decided to enrol him in a private school, known for its severe academic environment. That was the mainly important decision in Bill Gate’s life where he was first introduce to computer. Bill Gates and his friends were extremely much interested in computer and formed “Programmers Group” in late 1968. Being in this group, they establish a new way to apply their computer skill in university of Washington. In the next year, they get their first opportunity in Information in Sciences Inc. And in which they were selected as programmers. ISI (Information Sciences Inc.) agreed to give them royalty, whenever it made money from any of the group’s program. As a result of the production contract signed with Information Sciences Inc., the group also became a legal business
Bill Gates with his close friend Allen formed a new company of their own, Traf-O-Data. They are developed a small computer to measure traffic flow. From this assignment they earned around $20,000. The period of Traf-O-Data come to an end when Gates left the college. They upon graduate from Lakeside Bill enrolled in Harvard University in 1973, one of the top universities in the country, He didn’t know what to do, so he enrolled his given name for pre-law. He took the standard freshman course with the exception of signing up for single of Harvard’s toughest mathematics courses. He did fine over there, but he couldn’t find it interesting too. He used up many long nights in front of the school’s computer and the next day asleep in class. After leaving school, he nearly lost himself from the world of computers. Bill Gates and his friend Paul Allen remained in close contact still though they were away from school. They would regularly discuss new ideas for future projects and the possibility of starting a business one fine day. At the end of Bill Gate’s first year, Allen came lock to him so that they could follow some of their ideas. That summer they get job in Honeywell. Allen set aside on pushing Bill for opening a new software company.
Within a year, Bill Gates dropped away from Harvard. Then he formed Microsoft. Microsoft’s revelation is a computer on each desk and Microsoft software on every computer”. Bill is a creative person and works very hard to achieve his dream. His belief in high intelligence & hard work has put him where he is today. He does not believe in simple luck or God’s grace, but just hard work and competitiveness. Bill’s Microsoft is good quality competition for other software company and he will continue to stamp out (challenge) the competition until he dies. He likes to play the game of Risk and the game of world dominance. His beliefs are so influential, which have help him increase his assets and his domination in the industry.