Bill Gates (Who)
Bill Gates was one of the smartest people in the world. Gates was ranked first in all of his classes until he graduated. When he was 13 he started learning more about computer programing. He got into computers because he was so advanced In regular classes so computers gave him a challenge. Gates went to Harvard but learned it wasn't for him, so he got himself back into computers with a former friend Paul Allen. His experience from when he was younger made a big difference in the knowledge he had making Microsoft.
Microsoft is used all around the world today. Microsoft is a word program that is an advanced way to write papers, books, ect. Gates was the one that made the BASIC (beginner's all-propose symbolic instruction code) system, which was a major part of Microsoft. This code is used the most through out the United states.
Microsoft was started in 1975. During the 1980's is when Microsoft started growing in the computer market. The first windows came out in 1985 when they were finally ready to get the software up to date.
Microsoft company headquarters is located in Redmond, Washington. It was originally started in New Mexico, but they moved the location because it was closer to Gates home.