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Bill Gates

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Cofounder and chairman, Microsoft Corporation

Born: October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington.

Education: Attended Harvard University, 1973–1975.

Family: Son of William Henry Gates II (attorney) and Mary Maxwell (teacher); married Melinda French (Microsoft manager), January 1, 1994; children: three.

Career: Lakeside Programming Group, 1968–1969, founder; Traf-O-Data, 1970–1973, founder; Microsoft Corporation, 1975–, founder and chairman; 1975–2000, CEO; 1992–1998, president.
Awards: U.S. National Medal of Technology, 1993; Chief Executive of the Year, Chief Executive, 1994; President’s Medal of Leadership Award, New York Institute of Technology, 1995; Louis Braille Gold Medal, Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 2002; Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, 2004.

Publications: The Road Ahead (with Nathan Myhrvold and Peter Rinearson), 1995; Business @ the Speed of Thought, 1999.

Address: Microsoft Corporation, 1 Microsoft Way, Building 8, North O, Redmond, Washington 98052-6399; http://www.microsoft.com.

Written by Bhushan Kulkarni

June 19, 2007 at 9:38 am

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