An inspirational story and a successful man; co-founder of Microsoft Corporation; Bill Gates… He was born on October 28, 1955 in the city Seattle, Washington. This article is going to eliminate your curiosity about the life exciting life and successes of Bill Gates.
In richest man category, he is in Top 5… How does that sound to you? How did he construct this type of success? What were the obstacles on his way to reach this life? This is the story of an American programmer, entrepreneur, business leader and philanthropist.
The Bill Gates Biography
Bill Gates had to make an effort to get where he is now, although he was not in bad conditions in the beginning either. He had a fairly-wealthy family who was very supportive for him. Bill Gates’ academic life wasn’t bad at all either. He was a fruitful student, particularly in the math. Also this success in math of his was proven by an intelligence test.
When he was 13, he gained interest in computers and programming. At same times, he started in a prep-school called the Lakeside School. At the times when he was still there, the school administration obtained a computer from the General Electric Company. The school administration seeing his talent in programming, exempted Gates from classes to encourage him to follow his interest. Bill Gates designed his very first computer program on the GEC Machine. Later on he dropped out of college with his friend Paul Allen to start the Microsoft. This is how the Bill Gates life story has begun.
In 1975, the game changed a bit and Bill Gates co-founded the Microsoft Corporation-a software company- with Paul Allen. In 1979, Microsoft purchased an OS system and begin to advance it on a huge balance day by day, and this prompted in the introduction of ‘MS-DOS’, the OS system. Instantly after this happened, Microsoft wanted IBM to use the system as the core operating software for their primary own computer that they were almost launching. The proposal was immediately accepted and confirmed by IBM.
With these successes, Bill Gates was earning reputation more and more and the offers kept on coming to his company. It continued with the discovery of the first mouse for private computer, and the Windows Operating System kept on improving itself. In fact, the introduction of Windows was what made Gates to form the wealth he currently boasts.
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