Bill Gates

by Rayan from San Diego

"Microsoft cofounder and Chairman Bill Gates became the wealthiest man in America and one of the most influential personalities on the ever-evolving information superhighway and computer industry." He was always interested in technology and wanted to do something with it in his life. He started to show interest at the age of thirteen. When Bill Gates decided to drop out of Harvard to start his career with computer software. Bill Gates was born in Seattle on October 28, 1955. He was always interested in computer programming a young age "Bill Gates began to show an interest in computer programming at age 13." He showed a lot of potential at a young age. Then, "New Year's Day 1994 [was] when he married Melinda French, a Microsoft manager, on the Hawaiian island of Lanai." Then after he was married he had two kids "Together they have a daughter, Jennifer, born in April of 1996, and a son, Rory John, born in 1999." A hero must be intelligent and show commitment. Bill Gates shows his inelegance by being able to start his career at the age of thirteen by being interested in computer programming. He also shows commitment "Gates entered Harvard University in 1973 to study pre-law. By 1975 Gates had decided to pursue a career in computer software and dropped out of Harvard."Bill Gates is a very intelligent and committed person from dropping out of Harvard to start a company to becoming one of the wealthiest men in the world.

My hero is a hero because he is intelligent. When Bill Gates started his company he only had only 25 people. Now as of march 31st, 2014 there are 101,914 people working for the company worldwide. By 1983, Microsoft was going global with offices in Great Britain and Japan, and with 30 percent of the world's computers running on its software." This quote shows how Bill was able to start a company from scratch and form into this giant company. He was dedicated to creating this company ever since he dropped out of college. When Bill was thirteen was interested in computer programming and showed potential in it. "Bill Gates began to show an interest in computer programming at age 13." This quote shows how intelligent bill was even when he was a kid. Bill was able to create the idea of Microsoft from when he was still a college student. This is why Bill is considered a hero because he used his inelegance to make a company with not that many resources.

My hero is a hero because he is committed to his goals. When bill Gates was in college he was studying prelaw and the decided to drop out and start in a new field of work which was computer software.

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