Founded Microsoft in 1975, Bill Gates is now the 4th richest person in the world
Windowofworld.com – Recently the name Bill Gates has been busy talking about, after announcing that he and his wife, Melinda, decided to separate.
Bill Gates is the founder of Microsoft, and is the 4th richest person in the world with a total wealth of USD 130 billion or around IDR 1,874 trillion.
Gates’ activities in the global technology industry cannot be doubted. His steps began when he founded Microsoft in 1975, and made a contract with Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems (MITS).
The big change for Microsoft came in 1980. At that time IBM, the US manufacturer of computer software and hardware, approached them to work on the BASIC operating system.
Gates has indeed decided to retire from Microsoft. Finally, he left his position on the board of directors at Microsoft. But now Microsoft has become one of the world’s technology giants.
At that time, Gates admitted that he wanted to focus on his charity foundation with his wife, which was called the Bill & Melinda Foundation.
At the beginning of the Corona virus outbreak in the world, this foundation poured out funds of USD100 million or around IDR 1.3 trillion to combat its spread.