Bill Gates

Bill Gates on Business, Microsoft and Early Life

Bill Gates on Business, Microsoft and Early Life

Published on Aug 21, 2016

An Interview with the richest man in the world (2016) Bill Gates. This interview questions Bill about his early life and reveals his early interest in computers and his ability to negotiate even as a teenager. Bill also explains his philosophy when building Microsoft with quotes such as “Focusing on the here and now” and ” Hiring the best engineers in the world”.

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Video Segments:
0:00 Introduction
0:14 Staring Microsoft
1:18 A computer on every desk in every home
2:38 Early deals
6:13 The birth of MS-Dos
9:12 A deal with IBM
12:22 Childhood
13:52 Reading
16:46 School
19:22 Lakeside school
26:45 Programming
45:03 A new name: Microsoft
48:04 How did your parents react when you dropped out of Harvard?
50:55 What would you have done if that first BASIC program hadn’t worked?
51:45 What are you proudest of?
52;41 The American Dream
53:26 The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Interview Date: March 17th, 2010
Event:Academy of Achievement
Location: Seattle, Washington
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