Re: Gates: Staying put until my 50s

CobraBoy (
Thu, 3 Apr 1997 16:47:41 -0800

Someone named Rohit Khare at 4:35 PM -0800 on 4/3/97, came up with this:

* REDMOND, WASH.--He does not intend to turn over his job to a successor any
* time soon, but Microsoft Corp. CEO Bill Gates said today he does not plan
* run the company long after he turns 50.

A friend of mine, who used to head up the AVI project has Bill on tape
saying this about 4 years ago. However what he said is more like (and I

"I don't think I want to do this after 50. I guess one day I'll just wake
up and call it quits."

my friend "quits?"

"yeah, just close the place up. I don't see how I could turn it over to
someone else after all I've been through."



People like Apple and would like them to succeed,
but that doesn't mean they will succeed. - Bill Gates

That's OK. He'll burn in hell. - Steve Jobs

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