• was when michael dell was born

  • is when Dell married Susan Lynn Leiberman

  • "Entrepreneur of the Year" (at age 24)

    Accolades for Dell include "Entrepreneur of the Year" (at age 24) from Inc. magazine;"Top CEO in American Business" from Worth magazine; "CEO of the Year" from Financial World, Industry Week and Chief Executive magazines.
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    is when micheal and susan dell established the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, which focuses on children’s causes. By 2010, the foundation had committed more than $530 million to assist nonprofit organizations serving urban communities in the United St

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    the change of the ceo.

    On March 4, 2004, Dell stepped down as CEO of Dell Inc. but stayed as chairman of the board, while Kevin Rollins, then president and COO, became president and CEO. On January 31, 2007, Dell returned as CEO at the request of the board, succeeding Rollins.
  • In 2004, Susan and Michael Dell were among 53 contributors of $250,000 (the maximum legal donation) to the second inauguration of President George W. Bush

  • In July 2010 Dell agreed to pay a $4 million penalty to settle SEC charges[23] of disclosure and accounting fraud in relation to undisclosed payments from Intel Corporation

  • In 2011, his 243.35 million shares of Dell stock were worth $3.5 billion, giving him 12% ownership of the company.

  • is when issue of Mother Jones, a timeline of Michael Dell's life is included in the article American Magnate: Michael Dell: How a homegrown geek outsourced, downsized, and tax-breaked his way to the top.

    The article juxtaposes the CEO's spending on luxurious homes and private jet travel with his pursuit of tax breaks and tax holidays and Dell Computer's eventual offshoring of jobs overseas after receiving the incentives for setting up shop locally
  • was when he was ranked the 41st richest person in the world.