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About Bill Gates

Bill Gates is the founder of Microsoft Corporation. He is the former Chairman of Bill Gates. After his retirement, Bill Gates is into philanthropy and manages the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Personal Biography

Bill Gates father is William Gates Sr. Melinda Gates is his wife. Bill Gates is associated with social work via the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Professional Biography

Bill Gates manages the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Rules out running for Presidency

Bill Gates has ruled out running for office. Speaking at the Abu Dhabi Media Summit on 9 October 2012, Bill Gates said that his current job at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was a 'very nice office'. His current job doesn't require him to raise funds nor it has a time limit of eight years, he said.

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President confers Indira Gandhi Prize on Bill Gates
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Microsoft tycoon Bill Gates wife, Melinda, hopes that her husbands charitable works will show the world the more caring side of her entrepreneur husband. ANI

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