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In 1981, the company incorporated in the state of washington and became microsoft inc bill gates was the president of the company and the chairman of the board, and paul allen was the executive vp history of microsoft products. A biography of bill gates, the chairman of microsoft corporation bill gates the chairman and chief software architect of microsoft william gates iii was born in october 28, 1955 he lived in seattle with his father who is a seattle attorney, his mother who was a chairwoman of united way international, and his two sisters. Bill gates, in full william henry gates iii, (born october 28, 1955, seattle, washington, us), american computer programmer and entrepreneur who cofounded microsoft corporation, the world's largest personal-computer software company.
Gates remained chairman of the microsoft board while focusing on his charitable foundation, the bill and melinda gates foundation in february of 2014, ballmer was succeeded as ceo by satya nadella, and bill gates, while remaining on the microsoft board of directors, stepped down as its chairman. Leadership find photos, biographies, and speech transcripts of microsoft executives and board of directors members bill gates founder and technology advisor. William (bill) h gates is chairman of microsoft corporation, the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential microsoft had revenues of us$4428 billion for the fiscal year ending june 2006, and employs more than 71,000 people in 103 countries and regions. Bill gates is an american software executive, entrepreneur, and the chairman of the microsoft corporation he was born into a wealthy family he was excellent in his school work and attended. Bill gates, actor: frasier born william henry iii is an american entrepreneur, business mogul, investor, philanthropist, and widely known as one of the most richest and influential people in the world.
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In 2014, gates stepped down as microsoft's chairman to focus on charitable work at his foundation, the bill and melinda gates foundation education lakeside school , harvard college. Bill gates is a cofounder and the chairman and chief software architect of microsoft corporation from 1975 until 2000, he also served as microsoft's chief executive officer microsoft is the world's largest developer and publisher of software programs for personal computers. Microsoft corporate vice president j allard (left) and chairman bill gates unveil the company's latest zune media players prnewsfoto/microsoft corp/ap images in 1999, following a trial that lasted 30 months, a judge found microsoft in violation of the sherman antitrust act (1890) and ordered the breakup of the company.
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