Bill Gates the Foundational Tech Leader Name Institution Affiliations Bill Gates the Foundational Tech Leader Abstract Bill Gates is one of the richest people on earth his accumulated wealth and respect is attributed to commitment imparted in his work as well as the leadership role he took at Microsoft his founding company. In the contemporary society he is viewed as one of the most influential leaders in the world of technology. He influences the upcoming generation to be like him from the leadership perspective technological contribution to the evolution of computers point of view his accumulated wealth especially the philanthropic contribution. He has contributed a significant percentage of his wealth to providing unified access to education information and technology globally. His family foundation Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation isin the forefront of implementing the practice not only to his home country America but globally. His leadership while serving at he faced during his time as a leader at Microsoft. ReferencesAllio R. J. (2015). A good strategy makes good leaders. Strategy & Leadership 43(5) 3-9. Bel R. (2010). Leadership and innovation: Learning from the best. Global business andorganizational excellence 29(2) 47-60. Gawer A. &Cusumano M. A. (2002). Platform leadership: How Intel Microsoft and Ciscodrive industry innovation (Vol. 5 pp. 29-30). Boston: Harvard Business School Press. George B. (2003). Authentic leadership: Rediscovering the secrets to creating lasting value. JohnWiley & Sons. Luthra S. &Fochtman P. (2011).The road to lasting tech leadership. Learning & Leading withTechnology 38(7) 16. Ma H. Karri R. &Chittipeddi K. (2004).The paradox of managerial tyranny. BusinessHorizons 47(4) 33-40. Steiner G. A. & Steiner J. F. (1994). Business government and society (p. 185). New York. Sykora C. (2009). Building ed tech leadership. Learning & Leading with Technology 48. Yoffie D. B. &Cusumano M. A. (2015). Strategy Rules: Five Timeless Lessons from Bill Gates Andy Grove and Steve Jobs. HarperBusiness. [...]
ThesisThe fact that he created one of the most popular computer systems is what has inspired young people interested in IT, and has generated the wealth to allow him to donate billions to charity.