He wrote, “I believe we can make this transition faster, both because the pace of innovation is accelerating, and because we have never had such an urgent reason to move from one source of energy to another.”[129] This rapid transition, according to Gates, would depend on increased government funding for basic research and financially risky private-sector investment, to enable innovation in diverse areas such as nuclear energy, grid energy storage to facilitate greater use of solar and wind energy, and solar fuels. I've paid over $6 billion in taxes. Bill Gates duduk sebagai orang terkaya yang menempati peringkat pertama di tahun 1995 – 2009. "Remarks of Bill Gates, Harvard Commencement 2007. He married Melinda French in 1994 and they have three children. He was the middle child of William H. Gates II, a prominent Seattle lawyer, and Mary Gates, who worked as a teacher before she had kids. Gates was fascinated by the machine and how it would always execute software code perfectly. Net worth. We've raised our kids in a religious way; they've gone to the Catholic church that Melinda goes to and I participate in. [59] Microsoft made a deal with SCP to be the exclusive licensing agent of 86-DOS, and later the full owner. [184] Gates has several investments outside Microsoft, which in 2006 paid him a salary of US$616,667 and US$350,000 bonus totalling US$966,667. [176][177] Slim retook the position again in June 2014[178][179] (but then lost the top position back to Gates). [20], Gates was born in Seattle, Washington, on October 28, 1955. "[71] The target of his outburst would then have to defend the proposal in detail until Gates was fully convinced. [65], Gates had primary responsibility for Microsoft's product strategy from the company's founding in 1975 until 2006. [15] In October 2017, he was surpassed by Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, who had an estimated net worth of US$90.6 billion compared to Gates's net worth of US$89.9 billion at the time. 5. Gates had not offered to transfer the copyright on the operating system to IBM because he believed that other personal computer makers would clone IBM's PC hardware. William Henry “Bill” Gates III was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington in a fairly wealthy family of William Henry “Bill” Gates, Sr. – a successful attorney and Mary Maxwell Gates – a former school teacher, who later became a member of the Board of Directors of the First Interstate Bank.Being a child, Bill Gates already possessed a prospective businessman talent, especially in mathematics. [92] That same year, Gates became an Advisory Board Member of the Bloomberg New Economy Forum. [44][45], Gates devised an algorithm for pancake sorting as a solution to one of a series of unsolved problems[46] presented in a combinatorics class by professor Harry Lewis. [108], Gates delivered his thoughts in a fireside chat moderated by journalist and news anchor Shereen Bhan virtually at the Singapore FinTech Festival on December 8, 2020 on the topic, “Building Infrastructure for Resilience: What the COVID-19 Response Can Teach Us About How to Scale Financial Inclusion”. "[167], Gates also said: "I agree with people like Richard Dawkins that mankind felt the need for creation myths. Can you power a house with a ShakeWeight? Gates approved of many decisions that led to antitrust litigation over Microsoft's business practices. He also pledged an additional $50 million to start-up ventures working in Alzheimer's research. Bill Gates was born William Henry Gates III on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington. Since leaving day-to-day operations at Microsoft, Gates has continued his philanthropy and works on other projects. His father was a prominent lawyer, and his mother served as the board of directors for Interstate Banc System and the United Way. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Gates was the world's highest-earning billionaire in 2013, as his net worth increased by US$15.8 billion to US$78.5 billion. The big break for Microsoft came in 1980 when IBM approached them for a … [37] In 1972, he served as a congressional page in the House of Representatives. Bill Gates belonged to the wealthy family of William Henry. [104] The goal of the foundation is to provide 120 million women and girls, in the poorest countries, with high-quality contraceptive information and services, with the longer-term goal of universal access to voluntary family planning. He is the fourth of his name in his family but is known as William Gates III or "Trey" (i.e., three) because his father had the "II" suffix. Worse, many of the technology chief's denials and pleas of ignorance were directly refuted by prosecutors with snippets of e-mail that Gates both sent and received. In 2004, he became a director of Berkshire Hathaway, the investment company headed by long-time friend Warren Buffett. His father was named William H. Gates II, but he is now generally known as William H. Gates, Senior to avoid confusion with his son. The building contains the Computer Science Department and the Computer Systems Laboratory (CSL) of Stanford's Engineering department. The Daily Social Distancing Show/Bill Gates, 2020 Samuel J. 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Clinton Foundation, Bill Gates: How State Budgets are Breaking US Schools. Early Life... (1955...) Gates was born in Seattle, Washington on October 28, 1955. Before we really began to understand disease and the weather and things like that, we sought false explanations for them. Gates and Federer recorded their second match victory together by a score of 6–3 and the event raised over $2.5 million.[126]. William Henry III was born to attorney, William Henry II and teacher, Mary Maxwell Gates in Seattle, Washington, USA. In 2000, Gates and his wife combined three family foundations and Gates donated stock valued at $5 billion to create the charitable Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which was identified by the Funds for NGOs company in 2013, as the world's wealthiest charitable foundation, with assets reportedly valued at more than $34.6 billion. The Money Programme's Fiona Bruce gains exclusive access to Bill Gates as he prepares to step down from full-time involvement with Microsoft, the company he helped found. Later in the year, when portions of the videotaped deposition were played back in court, the judge was seen laughing and shaking his head. Gates read the January 1975 issue of Popular Electronics which demonstrated the Altair 8800, and he contacted Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems (MITS) to inform them that he and others were working on a BASIC interpreter for the platform. [169] He also enjoys playing bridge, tennis, and golf. "[182] He is a proponent of higher taxes, particularly for the rich. [132][133] Gates has rejected calls from environmentalists to divest from fossil fuels, saying that doing so would have little impact compared to increasing investment in clean energy innovation. [200], This article is about the co-founder of Microsoft. This opinion has been upheld by numerous court rulings. Microsoft employed Paterson to adapt the operating system for the PC[60] and delivered it to IBM as PC DOS for a one-time fee of $50,000. [21] His ancestry includes English, German, and Irish/Scots-Irish. When they met again a month later, Gates "won or tied every game. To say that it was generated by random numbers, that does seem, you know, sort of an uncharitable view [laughs]. [110] Gates and his wife invited Joan Salwen to Seattle to speak about what the family had done, and on December 9, 2010, Bill and Melinda Gates and investor Warren Buffett each signed a commitment they called the "Giving Pledge", which is a commitment by all three to donate at least half of their wealth, over the course of time, to charity. They have three children. Gates envisions that a breakthrough innovation in sustainable energy technology could drive down both greenhouse gas emissions and poverty, and bring economic benefits by stabilizing energy prices. Overall, they raised $2 million for children in Africa. [96][97] Gates, through his foundation, also donated $20 million to Carnegie Mellon University for a new building to be named Gates Center for Computer Science which opened in 2009. [56], IBM, the leading supplier of computer equipment to commercial enterprises at the time, approached Microsoft in July 1980 concerning software for its upcoming personal computer, the IBM PC. [50] Gates dropped out of Harvard that same year. [13][14] From 1995 to 2017, he held the Forbes title of the richest person in the world all but four of those years. Născut la 28 octombrie 1955, Bill Gates este co-fondatorul (împreună cu Paul Allen) al Microsoft Corporation și unul dintre cei mai bogați oameni din lume, cu o avere estimată la 50 de miliarde de dolari. [34] Gates took an interest in programming the GE system in BASIC, and he was excused from math classes to pursue his interest. "An exclusive interview with Bill Gates. Un film documentar despre omul care și-a clădit un imperiu financiar plecând de la un experiment desfășurat într-un garaj. But there is one particularly documentary called Steve jobs vs Bill Gates. [25], Early in his life, Gates observed that his parents wanted him to pursue a law career. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were very good friends, Gates gave $150 million to help the struggling apple company in 1997. In the early days, Bill Gates would review every line of code. … William Henry III was born to attorney, William Henry II and teacher, Mary Maxwell Gates in Seattle, Washington, USA. ", This page was last edited on 14 December 2020, at 20:51. Senator John Heinz Award for Outstanding Public Service by an Elected or Appointed Official, S. Roger Horchow Award for Outstanding Public Service by a Private Citizen, Outstanding Public Service Benefiting the Disadvantaged, Samuel S. Beard Award for Outstanding Public Service by an Individual 35 Years or Under, Outstanding Public Service in Professional Sports, Outstanding National or Global Service by a Young American 25 Years or Under, Outstanding Public Service by a Corporation, External business ventures and investments (partial list), Gates regularly documents his share ownership through public U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. [78] BusinessWeek reported: Early rounds of his deposition show him offering obfuscatory answers and saying "I don't recall" so many times that even the presiding judge had to chuckle. Gates and his father met with Rockefeller several times, and their charity work is partly modeled on the Rockefeller family's philanthropic focus, whereby they are interested in tackling the global problems that are ignored by governments and other organizations. Gates also identified innovation as the "real driver of progress" and pronounced that "America's way better today than it's ever been."[83]. The company's stock was worth $520 million. [22] His father was a prominent lawyer, and his mother served on the board of directors for First Interstate BancSystem and the United Way of America. [180] In October 2017, Gates was surpassed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos as the richest person in the world. Gates has a multi-billion dollar investment portfolio with stake in various sectors[188] and has participated in several entrepreneurial ventures beyond Microsoft, including: Gates was the guest on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs on January 31, 2016, in which he talked about his relationships with his father and Steve Jobs, meeting Melinda Ann French, the start of Microsoft and some of his habits (for example reading The Economist "from cover to cover every week"). 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[53][63] Later in the decade, Gates repaired his relationship with Allen and together the two donated millions to their childhood school Lakeside. That is a competitor". For other people of the same name, see, American business magnate and philanthropist. One of these systems was a PDP-10 belonging to Computer Center Corporation (CCC) which banned for the summer Gates, Paul Allen, Ric Weiland, and Gates's best friend and first business partner Kent Evans, after it caught them exploiting bugs in the operating system to obtain free computer time.[36][24]. [40] He scored 1590 out of 1600 on the Scholastic Aptitude Tests (SAT) and enrolled at Harvard College in the autumn of 1973. He was also involved in several aspects of Microsoft’s business such as packing and sending off orders. Bill Gates Early Life. MITS hired Allen,[54] and Gates took a leave of absence from Harvard to work with him at MITS in November 1975. U.S. Rather than use the system remotely via Teletype, Gates went to CCC's offices and studied source code for various programs that ran on the system, including Fortran, Lisp, and machine language. [51] He explained his decision to leave Harvard: "if things hadn't worked out, I could always go back to school. Bill Gates as a child was very competitive, curious, and ... George Takei Says True Star Trek Fans Must Get The Covid-19 Vaccine, Tesla CEO Elon Musk plans to move to Texas from California, Patrick Quinn Dies: Co-Founder Of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Was 37, Most Excellent American Knights and Dames. [70] When subordinates appeared to be procrastinating, he was known to remark sarcastically, "I'll do it over the weekend. [7] During the late 1990s, he had been criticized for his business tactics, which have been considered anti-competitive. În timpul carierei sale la Microsoft, a fost cel mai important deținător de acțiuni al companiei până în 2014. [98][99], Gates has credited the generosity and extensive philanthropy of David Rockefeller as a major influence. Gates purchased the Codex Leicester, a collection of scientific writings by Leonardo da Vinci, for US$30.8 million at an auction in 1994. That should be positive if we manage it well. "[199] He also appeared in a cameo role in 2019 on the series finale of Silicon Valley. [111][112][113], Gates has also provided personal donations to educational institutions. [94][95] The foundation allows benefactors to access information that shows how its money is being spent, unlike other major charitable organizations such as the Wellcome Trust. He headed the rating of the wealthiest people in the world 18 times. The pair won the match 6 to 4. Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates is a 2019 three-part documentary web television series created and directed by Davis Guggenheim.The series's premise explores the mind and motivations of Bill Gates, a former CEO of Microsoft and founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, together with his wife.. 2. 1 VIDEO | 13 IMAGES 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. The family's residence is an earth-sheltered mansion in the side of a hill overlooking Lake Washington in Medina, Washington. … I plead guilty… rudeness to Boies in the first degree. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. winds hits Seattle and Juanita on September 28, 1962", "Bill Gates | American computer programmer, businessman, and philanthropist", "National Merit Scholarship Corporation – Scholars You May Know", "Timeline: Bill Gates: 1973; from google (bill gates major in harvard) result 3", "The No. [116], Since 2005, Gates and his foundation have taken an interest in solving global sanitation problems. [58] IBM's discussions with Digital Research went poorly, however, and they did not reach a licensing agreement. IBM's representatives also mentioned that they needed an operating system, and Gates referred them to Digital Research (DRI), makers of the widely used CP/M operating system. Bill Gates on Energy: Innovating to Zero! The following year, a Lakeside teacher enlisted Gates and Evans to automate the school's class-scheduling system, providing them computer time and royalties in return. Bill Gates lahir dari seorang ayah yang bekerja sebagai pengacara perusahaan dan ibunya menjabat sebagai anggota dewan direktur di First Interstate BancSystems dan United Way. Bill Gates … 7. [127] In 2011, he said: In 2015 he wrote about the challenge of transitioning the world’s energy system from one based primarily on fossil fuels to one based on sustainable energy sources. Gates has an older sister Kristi (Kristianne) and a younger sister Libby. The pendulum frequently shifts to either Gates or Bezos being the richest person in the world. 1. Gates considers climate change and global access to energy to be critical, interrelated issues. Find out by spending all of Bill Gates' money! He stated that it was within their skill set of being the dominant player, but partially blames the antitrust litigation during the time. Bill Gates adalah seorang keturunan bangsa Inggris, Jerman, dan Irlandia. I was officially on leave."[52]. [89] In March 2018, Gates met at his home in Seattle with Mohammed bin Salman, the reformist crown prince and de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia to discuss investment opportunities for Saudi Vision 2030. [61] They did, making the IBM-compatible PC, running DOS, a de facto standard. [68][69] He interrupted presentations with such comments as "that's the stupidest thing I've ever heard"[70] and "why don't you just give up your options and join the Peace Corps? [183], Gates has held the top spot on the list of The World's Billionaires for 18 out of the past 23 years. [120], In November 2017, Gates said he would give $50 million to the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital that seeks treatment for Alzheimer's disease. He divided his responsibilities between two successors when he placed Ray Ozzie in charge of management and Craig Mundie in charge of long-term product strategy.[77]. In 1999, his wealth briefly surpassed US$101 billion. Bill Gates (full name: William Henry Gates III) was born on Oct. 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington, the son of William H. Gates Sr., an attorney, and Mary Maxwell, a businesswoman and bank executive who served on the University of Washington Board … Der Zucker-Code: Geheimwaffe gegen Krebs und Malaria? [125] The following year, Gates and Federer returned to play in the Match for Africa 5 on March 5, 2018, at San Jose's SAP Center. [24] At the end of the ban, they offered to find bugs in CCC's software in exchange for extra computer time. [170][171] Gates's days are planned for him on a minute-by-minute basis, similar to the U.S. President's schedule. 6. A few decades after that though the intelligence is strong enough to be a concern. Between 2009 and 2014, his wealth doubled from US$40 billion to more than US$82 billion. Towards the end of their junior year, Evans was killed in a mountain climbing accident, which Gates has described as one of the saddest days of his life. Gates left Harvard after two years while Ballmer stayed and graduated magna cum laude. Bill Gates on Mosquitos, Malaria and Education. The company continued its rapid growth and the stock price soared.

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