Essay Archive - Bill Gates
William H. Gates III and His Giant Bill Gates, cofounder of the Microsoft
corporation, holds 30.7 percent of its stock making him one of the richest
people in the United States. He was the marketing and sales strategist behind
many of Microsoft's software deals. Their software became the industry standard
in the early 1980s and has just increased in distribution as the company has
grown, so much that the Federal government is suggesting that Microsoft has
violated Sherman and Clayton antitrust acts.
Bill Gates' first interest in computers began at ....