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Title: Bill Gates


1
Bill Gates
2
Family and Childhood
  • Born 10/28/55 in Seattle, Washington
  • William H.Gates III
  • Two sisters
  • Libby and Kristianne

3
Family and Childhood II
  • Father William H. Gates II
  • Mother Mary Gates
  • He was always reading when young
  • Nickname trey
  • Grandma called trey for III

4
Family Facts
  • Dad served in world war II
  • studied law at U of Wash.
  • Met his wife there
  • Libby Gates younger sister
  • Kristianne Gates older sister
  • Bill Gates was middle child

5
Family Facts II
  • Mary Gates died in 1994
  • Bill Gates got married in 1994
  • Son Rory born in 1999
  • Jennifer born in 1996
  • Lives in 40,000 square foot home
  • By Lake Washington

6
Schooling
  • Went to public school when young
  • Too smart for public
  • Went to private school
  • Interested in computers at Lakeside

7
Schooling II
  • Took courses at U of Washington in H.S
  • Went to Harvard
  • Dropped out junior year
  • Started microsoft

8
Friends
  • Kent Evans from Lakeside was killed
  • Paul Allen diagnosed with Hodgkins disease
  • In 1982
  • Left Microsoft
  • Never returned
  • Even though cured

9
Friends II
  • Steve Ballmer went to Harvard with Gates
  • Chief executive officer of Microsoft
  • Best man at wedding
  • Donated 10 million to Harvard
  • For computer science
  • Gates donated 15 million

10
Microsoft
  • First office in Albuquerque, NM
  • Moved to Seattle 1978
  • Major deals with IBM, Apple, Tandy
  • Led to Microsofts dominance in software industry
  • Monopoly of computer industry

11
Microsoft II
  • Competitors thought monopoly was unfair
  • Investigated many times
  • By DOJ (department of justice), and Federal trade
    commission
  • Didnt like Microsoft being ahead
  • Came to an agreement in 2001
  • Operate under certain restrictions

12
Microsoft III
  • Big deal with IBM in 1980
  • Microsoft provided all computer software
  • For IBM
  • Big profit increase
  • From 4 million-16 million

13
Interesting Facts about wealth
  • Youngest American billionaire
  • Age of 31
  • Wealth today is 56 billion
  • Could give everyone in U.S 193.50
  • lives in same city, grew up in

14
The End
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