Read Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates’ Resume From 1974
Well, we all know that a smart idea can transform the whole world. What are the ingredients needed to be the richest man? Well, a smart idea, hard work, and dedication might be enough for you.
Well, if we talk about the successful person, Bill Gates is the most successful person the world have ever seen. He was born on October 28, 1955, is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor, and programmer.
Do you know, before becoming a billionaire, Bill Gates had to apply for jobs just like the rest of us? A few years ago, Seattle’s Living Computer Museum had presented Bill Gates’ resume at an event.
The resume was composed by Bill Gates’ when he was just 18-years old. The resume dates way back to 1974 when Bill Gates was working with Paulen Allen at Honeywell. At that time, Bill Gates was a fresher at Harvard University, and he weighs just 130 pounds.
In his CV, he talked about his objectives which it’s written “System Analyst or System Programmer”. Under the Education field, it reads “Currently enrolled for first year at Harvard College. Courses taken include: Operating System Structure, Database Management, Compiler construction and Computer Graphics. Honors student and received A’s in all the above.”
Under the Experience Field, the resume has “PDP-10, PDP-8, PDP-11, CDC-6400, Burroughs B-5500, Nova 1200, MCS-8008. Langauge used include FORTRAN, COBOL, ALGOL, BASIC, LISP, JOSS, and machine languages for most of the above computers.”
Further, in his resume, Bill Gates wrote about the system that he built in collaboration with Paul Allen. According to the CV, the system was made for traffic engineers to monitor traffic flow.
Here’s is the resume of Bill Gates:
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