Mr. William H. Gates, III, is a Chairman at TerraPower LLC, an Independent Director at Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., a Co-Chair & Trustee at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust, a Co-Chairman at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust, a Governor at Cascade Investment LLC, a Chairman at Branded Entertainment Network, Inc., a Non-Independent Director at Microsoft Corp. and a Chairman at Corbis Images LLC.
He is on the Board of Directors at Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. and Microsoft Corp.
He is a member of the board of directors of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Mr. Gates was previously employed as a Founder by Shop.com.
He also served on the board at ICOS Corp. and Kymeta Corp. In 1975, he left Harvard University in his junior year to focus on Microsoft, the company he founded with his childhood friend Paul Allen.
Bill Gates was born the same year as Steve Jobs.
The first computer program created by Bill Gates with his friend Paul Allen was a game of tic tack toe.
Following the discovery of the Macintosh, Bill Gates decided to start the development of Windows, a graphical interface for MS-DOS.
Gates announced in 2006 he bequeathed 95% of his fortune to his foundation to fight against disease and illiteracy in the South’s countries.
Time magazine named Bill Gates Man of the Year in 2005, alongside his wife Melinda and Bono (the singer of U2), for their actions on the philanthropic front.
"There are people who don't like capitalism, and people who don't like PCs. But there's no-one who likes the PC who doesn't like Microsoft."
"Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers - organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative - if we don't solve these security problems, then people will hold back."
"It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure."
"I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in."
|Current positions of Bill Gates|| |
| Microsoft Corporation
| Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
(Multiline Insurance & Brokers)
|Cascade Investment LLC
|Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust
|Branded Entertainment Network, Inc.
|Corbis Images LLC
|Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust (Investment Management)
||Co-Chair & Trustee
| Bill Gates : Personal Network|| |
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