Entrepreneur and businessman bill gates (born october 28, 1955) and his partner paul allen founded and built the world's largest software business, microsoft, through technological innovation, keen business strategy and aggressive business tactics in the process, gates became one of the richest men in the world. The bill and melinda gates foundation has donated billions of dollars to causes all over the world, making significant differences in the lives of children and adults this level of giving back illustrates gates’ character and focus on social responsibility as a global corporate citizen. William henry bill gates born 28th october, 1955 and he is an american business magnate and chairman of microsoft, the leading software company he is consistently ranked among the world's richest people and the wealthiest overall as of 2009.
In 2000, more than half a million children died from a little-known disease an unlikely collaboration between bill gates, an exceptionally determined entrepreneur and an international community. Gates, who is eclipsing his own enormous business success with his global philanthropy, has cultivated his leadership skills at every stage.
Regardless of what his supporters and detractors may think, few can argue that bill gates is one of, if not the most successful entrepreneur of the 20th century in just 25 years, he built a two-man operation into a multibillion-dollar colossus and made himself the richest man in the world somewhere along the way. Today marks the last working day for bill gates at microsoft so much has been written and spoken about him that another column appears redundant some people may even feel a tinge of happiness. Bill gates is playing a very active role in the workings of the microsoft company, but he has handed the position of ceo to steve ballmer now gates holds the positions of chairman and chief software architect.
How bill gates, a valley full of snakes and one entrepreneur took on a deadly disease by clare mcgrane on september 14, 2018 at 10:37 am september 14, 2018 at 1:19 pm comments 1 share 108 tweet. Vision and dedication are the key factors of being a successful entrepreneur and these skills were present in bill gates from the beginning he has got the skills to identify the most suitable employee for recruitment the success of microsoft is the true example of the entrepreneurial skills of bill gates. Gates' first exposure to computers came while he was attending the prestigious lakeside school in seattle a local company offered the use of its computer to the school through a teletype link, and young gates became entranced by the possibilities of the primitive machine.
Is bill gates 20 an example of social entrepreneurship or is it “just” charity in my view, one way to frame it is to consider that social entrepreneurship lies at the intersection of three different spheres first, the community drives the social mission of a social enterprise—this is the social entrepreneur’s primary motivation. 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 $346 billion.
He will work extensively with the bill and melinda gates foundation, that has already given 36 billion to global health efforts, another 2 billion to improve learning opportunities in north america, followed by about 900 million in various community projects, and annual events. Billionaire microsoft co-founder bill gates says you need to know three facts to better understand the world those statistics are the global rate of childhood deaths, the fertility rate and the. Bill gates is one of the rare entrepreneurs with incredible vision and the ability to grow a business to astounding levels in the mid-70's bill believed that in time every desk would have a computer as a tool.
Entrepreneur's hall of fame: bill gates born 1955, bill gates is the chairman and ceo of microsoft corporation, the world's largest computer software company.
Gates announced in 2008 he will leave microsoft, but will remain as a chair, to follow philanthropy he will work extensively with the bill and melinda gates foundation, that has already given 36 billion to global health efforts, another 2 billion to improve learning opportunities in north america, followed by about 900 million in various community projects, and annual events.