Bill Gates. BY Paola Olivier and Craig Ritchie. Biography. Born in October 28,1995 Seattle Grew up in Seattle Washington with his two sisters Began programming computers at the age of 13. 1973 Bill Gates entered Harvard University as a freshman. Still alive today .
BY Paola Olivier and Craig Ritchie
William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation, the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft had revenues of US$39.79 billion for the fiscal year ending June 2005, and employs more than 61,000 people in 102 countries and regions.
Gates has donated the proceeds of both books to non-profit organizations that support the use of technology in education and skills development.
In addition to his love of computers and software, Gates founded Corbis, which is developing one of the world's largest resources of visual information - a comprehensive digital archive of art and photography from public and private collections around the globe. He is also a member of the board of directors of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., which invests in companies engaged in diverse business activities.