Born: October 28, 1955
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
Occupation: Business Magnate and Philanthropist
Profile: Co-founder of Microsoft.
Number of Quotes: 8
A little blindness is necessary when you undertake risk.
I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.
I'm not an educator ... I'm a learner.
If the 1980s were about quality and the 1990s were about reengineering, then the 2000s will be about velocity.
Passionate leadership won't succeed if contradictory signals are sent out.
Take our 20 best people away, and I will tell you that Microsoft would become an unimportant company.
The CEO's role in raising a company's corporate IQ is to establish an atmosphere that promotes knowledge sharing and collaboration.
We rely on skilled foreign workers for their math, science, and creative abilities as well as their cultural knowledge, which helps when localizing products for world markets.