One of the Worlds Greatest Sales People. By: Eric Dillon
Best-Known Entrepreneurs of Person Computers.
Bill Gates was at the forefront for the wave of person computers. He also created Microsoft. Microsoft is software for computers that has been used more and more ever since its creation. This was also followed by Windows. Windows is an internet search engine that is still used today.
The word "microsoft" is portmanteau for "microcomputer" and "software". Microsoft is the world largest software maker by revenue. Its one of the worlds most valuable companies. The rise in its stock value created 3 billionaires and 12,000 millionaires.
The Windows families include Windows 9x and Windows Mobile. When Windows was introduced it took over 90% of the market share; this took over Mac OS. Currently the latest version of Windows is Windows 10, and the most current version for server computers is Windows Servers 2012 R2.
About Bill Gates
When Bill was in eighth grade his mother bought a Teletype Model 33 ASR terminal and a block of computer time on a General Electric computer. This is when Bill first took an interest in computers. Four students offered to find bugs in CCC's software in exchange for computer time. Gates went to CCC's office to study source codes for various programs that ran on the system. Gates graduated from Lakeside School in 1973. He scored 1590 out of 1600 on his SAT's. He then enrolled at Harvard College in autumn of 1973. Here he met Steve Ballmer who will later succeed Gates as the CEO of Microsoft.
1.) Owns one of the most values companies in the world.
2.) Net worth of 77.3 billion.
3.) He has been criticized as being non-competitive.
4.) He enjoys his side work in philanthropy.
Bill Gates Quotations
"By 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world. Almost all countries will be what we now call lower-middle income or richer."
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