Bill Gates

Nov 12, 2009 on fyi, at 8:00 PM


From college dropout to the world's richest man, follow the amazing journey of the sultan of software. He dropped out of Harvard to build a software business. The company he founded is one of the biggest in the world, and his programs now run on ... (more)95% of computers. Bill Gates is an American icon for the silicon age, a tech nerd who turned his genius into the world's largest personal fortune, an entrepreneur who built a dominant company from the ground up according to his vision. From his privileged childhood to his recent battles with the Justice Department, BIOGRAPHY┬« profiles the "Sultan of Software" through interviews with those who know him best, including his mother and father. Get a glimpse of Gates the businessman through the eyes of Microsoft Co-Chairman Steven Ballmer, while childhood and college friends offer a more personal portrait. From the birth of MS-DOS to his increasing ventures beyond the world of computing, this is a compelling profile of one of the most influential businessmen of the century.

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