Bill Gates, Redemption Time?

Sadighi, Lalee
June 2008
Red Herring;6/27/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article highlights the achievements of Bill Gates, founder, chairman and chief software architect of world's largest software company Microsoft. Gates founded Microsoft in 1975 and was able to create a financial empire after the commercial significance of software platforms was discovered. The grand scheme of Gates is said to have paid off after Windows and Office have dominated the operating system and productivity suite markets. Gate will retire from the company but will remain non-executive chairman of the board. According to the author, Gates' retirement not only leaves the company as the world's leading software company, but also at a time of turmoil and challenges.


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