REALonomics is paying tribute to Bill Gates for his contributions to business with three video posts: (The Tom Brokaw Interview, Bill’s 1992 Predictions and this one, Bill’s Last Day at the Office). Bill’s last day was filled with emotion, feedback from well-wishers and a lot of humor from around the country.
Think of how your life and business is different because of this man and his vision. Like him or dislike him, there is no question that his business has transformed life on planet earth. It’s hard to even think of life with his software, a PC on the desk, MS WORD, MS EXCEL, PowerPoint and the rest of what Bill Gates delivered. Enjoy the YouTube video, posted here as a farewell tribute.
Please post a comment with respect to how you believe Bill Gates has influenced the business world in general and the real estate industry in particular.
Bill Gates will stand in the halls of business history as the person who transformed not only technology but entire segments of the business world with an operating platform called “Windows” that dominates the globe with an approximate 90% market share.
Upon his retirement from Microsoft, REALonomics is honoring Bill Gates and his contributions to business and of course, who could question his influence on the real estate industry? Here’s a video from 1992 with some of Bill’s predictions.
Today, June 27, 2008 was his last day at the helm. No other person in our lifetime influenced technology like Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft. His Disk Operating System (DOS), Windows platforms and Microsoft Office changed not only business but people and now the world.
Through video REALonomics salutes Bill Gates for his contribution to business and indeed, who can deny, the real estate industry itself.
Below is Tom Brokaw’s interview with Bill Gates about his exit from Microsoft, his influence and his future in philanthropy.