Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Bill Gates (born 1955) is best known for the development of the Windows operating system that is used in a huge majority of the world's computers. The PC enables all types learning on both personal and classroom scales. These days, the Harvard dropout and world's richest man continues to bolster education through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which supports organized and individual learning across a wide variety of local, national and global projects. Educational initiatives include a global libraries award to promote free access to information technology, national grants to support smaller schools, charter schools and endowed scholarships at U.S. and U.K. universities.

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