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Bill Gates

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 “If you are intelligent and know how to apply your
intelligence, you can achieve anything”

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• Assets worth over 100 billion dollars of Microsoft
• The world’s first centibillionaire
• The world’s wealthiest man according to Forbes
• MS-DOS became the standard operating system for the industry,
• Microsoft’s sales soared from $7 million in 1980 to $16 million in 1981.

The Story

Some see him as an innovative visionary who sparked a computer revolution. Others see him as a modern-day robber baron whose predatory practices have stifled competition in the software industry. Regardless of what his supporters and detractors may think, few can argue that Bill Gates is one of, if not the most successful entrepreneur of the 20th century. In just 25 years, he built a two-man operation into a multibillion-dollar colossus and made himself the richest man in the world somewhere along the way. Yet he accomplished this feat not by inventing new technology, but by taking existing technology, adapting it to a specific market, and then dominating that market through innovative promotion and cunning business savvy.

Bill strongly believes in hard work. From childhood Bill was ambitious, intelligent and competitive. These qualities helped him to attain top position in the profession he chose. In school, he had an excellent record in mathematics and science.

Bill Gates and his friends were very much interested in computer and formed “Programmers Group Bill Gates and his close friend Allen started new company of their own, Traf-O-Data. They developed a small computer to measure traffic flow. From this project they earned around $20,000. Bill Gates dropped out from Harvard University to form Microsoft. Microsoft’s vision is “A computer on every desk and Microsoft software on every computer”. Bill is a visionary person and works very hard to achieve his vision. His belief in high intelligence and hard work has put him where he is today.

Bill Gates

CEO and current chairman of Microsoft