Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Born: October 28, 1955

Nationality: American

Occupation: Businessman

Biography: William Henry Bill Gates III is an American business magnate, computer programmer and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company, which he co-founded with Paul Allen.

Source/Notes: As quoted in "In the Eye of the Storm: Reengineering Corporate Culture" (Leadership Press, 1995) by John R. Childress, p. 134
Source/Notes: Attributed. There is a similar quotation by Weinstein, published in "Multimedia World, Volume 2, Issues 6-12" (1995): "DOS is ugly, and if we can shield a person from it we can have better installs"

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Source/Notes: Bill Gates Speaks: Insight from the World's Greatest Entrepreneur (1998 edition), John Wiley & Sons - ISBN: 9780471293538

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