Bill Gates was born in Seattle, Washington on the 28th of October 1955. At the age of 13 he enrolled in Lakeside School a private preparatory school.
While at that school he took an interest in programming the General Electric system in BASIC and was excused from classes to pursue his interest.
The company was restructured on the 25th of June 1981, Gates become the president and board chairman.
Microsoft launched its first retail version of Microsoft Windows on 20th November 1985 and struck a deal with IBM to develop a separate operating system called OS/2.
Gates, Paul and two other students wrote a payroll program for Information Sciences in exchange for computer time and royalties.
After that it lead on to his school becoming fully aware of his programming skills, he created a program to schedule students in classes.You don’t have to create something new, you can take a product and improve upon it so that it is excellent.Do something that you are passionate about, Bill Gates loves computers. I hope his story inspires you to reach for the stars, nothing is impossible to achieve.After adapting the operating system for the PC, Microsoft delivered it to IBM as PC DOS in exchange for a one time fee of ,000.The sales of MS-DOS made Microsoft a major player in the industry.The demonstration was a success which lead onto a deal with MITS to distribute the interpreter as Altair BASIC.Paul Allen was hired into MITS and Gates took a leave of absence from Harvard to work with Allen in November 1975.Bill Gates loves to read books, he is an avid reader, on his personal blog gatesnotes he has over 150 book recommendations.As a kid he loved to read and self-education is one of the traits of successful people. Gates did not build the first OS that IBM used, he bought the licensing rights from SCP and then continued to build upon that to create the company that Microsoft is today.He was the CEO of Microsoft until January 2000, currently he is the Technology Advisor to CEO Satya Nadella.He focuses a lot of his time on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, that is why he has taken a less demanding role at Microsoft so that he can focus more on philanthropy. He has one older sister Kristi Gates and one younger sister Libby Gates.