BILL GATES

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  • BORN

    BORN
    Bill Gates was born in Seattle, Washington
  • LAKESIDE

    LAKESIDE
    He enrolled at Lakeside school.
  • PROGRAMMING

    Gates began programming with Paul Allen in the computer center
  • GRADUATION

    GRADUATION
    Gates graduated from Lakeside in 1973.
  • UNIVERSITY

    UNIVERSITY
    Entered Harvard University
  • OUT

    Gates dropped out of college in 1975 to pursue his business, Microsoft, with partner Allen.
  • MICRO-SOFT

    started Micro-Soft with Paul llen in Albuquerque NM
  • MICROSOFT

    MICROSOFT
    they changed the name to microsoft
  • MOVE

    MOVE
    in 1979, microsoft moved to Washington state
  • MARRY

    MARRY
    he get married with Melinda French, and have three children
  • WINDOWS

    WINDOWS
    windows 1.0 launched
  • STEPPED DOWN

    STEPPED DOWN
    Gates stepped down from the day-to-day operations of Microsoft, turning over the job of CEO to college friend Steve Ballmer,