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I thought he quit Microsoft a few months back.
Same, and I thought he just ran at a lower ranked position within the company :/

Beats me.
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post #52 of 54
He gave up CEO a while back. Not sure how long. But he stayed with the company as a... It's my company, and I don't need a title kind of thing?

He was the richest man on earth for 13 years, but it hasn't been so since him, and his wife started the foundation, also years back.
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and isnt warren buffet the richest man in the world now?
Interesting that you should mention him. He has willed basically his entire fortune to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation because he said there was no group that would use it better.
Even though Microsoft is a great company, I think that Bill Gates would love to be remembered for his philanthropic work instead. He seems to realize that people in his position of wealth should feel privileged to use it to help others.
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I believe that he gave up CEO, but he was still Chairman of the Board. Now he's completely done or something... lol. *shrug*
    
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