Bill Gates, The Founder of Microsoft Corporation

Who is the founder of Microsoft

Bill Gates, an American entrepreneur and Philanthropist is the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, which he founded with Paul Allen in 1975.

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Bill Gates, The Founder of Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft is one of the world’s earliest tech companies and is based out of Washington, US, and currently India born, Satya Nadella is the CEO of Microsoft Corporation.

William Henry Gates III (Bill Gates) was born in Seattle, Washington, US on October 28, 1955. His father was a lawyer and his mother was a member of the board of directors for First Interstate BancSystem and the United Way.

He wrote his first software program of the basic version of tic-toc-toe game on a General Electric Computer, in which a human could play against machine.

When Bill Gates is in High school, he was a part of programmers that computerized the school’s payroll system. He is said to have read the ‘World Book Encyclopedia’ in his teenage years. Bill Gates is a drop out from Harvard University, he left the university in 1975 to join his hometown Friend Paul G. Allen to work on software for microcomputers. At the same year, Microsoft was founded.

Eventually, Microsoft’s own operating system MS-DOS system was licensed to IBM. The operating was used in IBM’s first microcomputer. Bill Gates became world’s one of the richest man in 1986 and his total worth was reached tens of billions of dollars. In 2014, Bill Gates stepped down from the Microsoft’s chairman position and devoted himself to the philanthropist work.

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