Gates Not Going Anywhere Soon
Microsoft Corp. is beset with competition from all sides, unlike any it has seen in decades, and Bill Gates, who co-founded the company 32 years ago, still intends to step away next year as planned.
But so far, Gates, Microsoft’s 51-year-old chairman, shows no sign of fading away. One year into a planned two-year transition, there are few visible cues that he is ready to leave the world’s technology stage to devote his energies principally to the $ 33 billion foundation he established seven years ago with his wife. Full article