William Gates Net Worth

The estimated Net Worth of William H Iii Gates is at least $27.7 Billion dollars as of 3 August 2017. Mr. Gates owns over 75,500 units of Microsoft stock worth over $4,121,076,046 and over the last 13 years he sold MSFT stock worth over $23,606,262,326. In addition, he makes $968,779 as Founder, Technology Advisor, and Director at Microsoft.

Mr. Gates MSFT stock SEC Form 4 insider trading

William has made over 286 trades of the Microsoft stock since 2007, according to the Form 4 filled with the SEC. Most recently he bought 75,500 units of MSFT stock worth $10,009,035 on 3 August 2017.

The largest trade he’s ever made was selling 12,605,493 units of Microsoft stock on 23 April 2013 worth over $390,392,118. On average, William trades about 2,278,748 units every 12 days since 2007. As of 3 August 2017 he still owns at least 28,495,893 units of Microsoft stock.

You can see the complete history of Mr. Gates stock trades at the bottom of the page.

William Gates biography

William Henry Gates, III is Founder and Technology Advisor, Director of Microsoft Corporation. He has served as Chairman from our incorporation in 1981 until 2014. He currently acts as a Technical Advisor to Mr. Nadella on key development projects. Mr. Gates retired as an employee in 2008. Mr. Gates served as Chief Software Architect from 2000 until 2006, when he announced his two-year plan to transition out of a full-time employee role. Mr. Gates served as Chief Executive Officer from 1981 until 2000, when he resigned as Chief Executive Officer and assumed the position of Chief Software Architect. As co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Gates shapes and approves grant-making strategies, advocates for the foundation’s issues, and helps set the overall direction of the organization. Qualifications: As a founder of Microsoft, Mr. Gates’ insight and his vision for personal computing have been central to the success of Microsoft and the software industry. He has unparalleled knowledge of the Company’s history, strategies, and technologies. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from its incorporation in 1981 to 2000, he grew Microsoft from a fledgling business into the world’s leading software company, in the process creating one of the world’s most prolific sources of innovation and powerful brands. As Chief Software Architect from 2000 to 2006, and through 2008 when he retired as an employee of Microsoft, Mr. Gates set in motion technological and strategic programs that are a core part of the Company. He continues to provide technical and strategic input towards our mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. His work overseeing the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation provides global insights relevant to the Company’s current and future business opportunities and a keen appreciation of stakeholder interests.

What is the salary of William Gates?

As the Founder, Technology Advisor, and Director of Microsoft, the total compensation of William Gates at Microsoft is $968,779. There are 5 executives at Microsoft getting paid more, with Satya Nadella having the highest compensation of $25,843,300.

How old is William Gates?

William Gates is 63, he’s been the Founder, Technology Advisor, and Director of Microsoft since 2014. There are 3 older and 15 younger executives at Microsoft. The oldest executive at Microsoft Corp. is Helmut Panke, 72, who is the Independent Director.

What’s William Gates’s mailing address?

William’s mailing address filed with the SEC is ONE MICROSOFT WAY, , REDMOND, WA, 98052.

Insider trading at Microsoft

Over the last 13 years, insiders at Microsoft have traded over $31,533,063,277 worth of Microsoft stock and bought 4,145,465 units worth $164,683,183 . The most active insider traders include William H Iii Gates, Stephen J Luczo, and G Mason Value Act Holdings,…. On average, Microsoft executives and independent directors trade stock every 8 days with the average trade being worth of $230,048,361. The most recent stock trade was executed by Christopher C Capossela on 4 November 2019, trading 5,000 units of MSFT stock currently worth $722,950.

What does Microsoft do?

Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform. The Intelligent Cloud segment refers to the public, private, and hybrid serve products and cloud services of the company which can power modern business. The More Personal Computing segment encompasses products and services geared towards the interests of end users, developers, and IT professionals across all devices. The firm also offers operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; personal computers, tablets; gaming and entertainment consoles; other intelligent devices; and related accessories. The company was founded by Paul Gardner Allen and William Henry Gates III in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

What does Microsoft’s logo look like?

Complete history of Mr. Gates stock trades at Microsoft and Ecolab

Microsoft executives and stock owners

Microsoft executives and other stock owners filed with the SEC include:

  • Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Amy Hood, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Bradford Smith, President, Chief Legal Officer
  • Jean-Philippe Courtois, Executive Vice President and President – Microsoft Global Sales, Marketing and Operations
  • Margaret Johnson, Executive Vice President – Business Development
  • William Gates, Founder, Technology Advisor, Director
  • John Thompson, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Charles Noski, Independent Director
  • Helmut Panke, Independent Director
  • John Stanton, Independent Director
  • Sandra Peterson, Independent Director
  • Teri List-Stoll, Independent Director
  • Reid Hoffman, Independent Director
  • Padmasree Warrior, Independent Director
  • Charles Scharf, Independent Director
  • Hugh Johnston, Independent Director
  • Arne Sorenson, Independent Director
  • Penny Pritzker, Independent Director
  • Kathleen Hogan, Executive Vice President – Human Resources
  • Christopher Capossela, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Consumer Business, and Chief Marketing Officer
  • Kevin Scott, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
  • G Mason Value Act Holdings,…,
  • Frank H Brod, Chief Accounting Officer
  • G Mason Value Act Holdings,…,
  • Dina Dublon, Director
  • Lisa E Brummel, Senior Vice President
  • David F Marquardt, Director
  • Steven A Ballmer, Chief Executive Officer
  • Heung Yeung Shum, EVP, Technology and Research
  • Tami Reller, EVP, Marketing
  • Stephen J Luczo, Director
  • Anthony John Bates, EVP, Bus Dev/Evangelism
  • Peter S Klein, Chief Financial Officer
  • Eric D Rudder, EVP Adv Strat/Research
  • Craig J Mundie, Chief ResearchStrategy Officer
  • Raymond V Gilmartin, Director
  • Reed Hastings, Director
  • Steven J Sinofsky, President, Windows Division
  • Robert L Muglia, Senior Vice President
  • Stephen A Elop, President, Business Division
  • Robert J Bach, President, Entertainment Div.
  • Kurt D Del Bene, President, Offfice Division
  • Raymond E Ozzie, Chief Software Architect
  • Christopher P Liddell, Chief Financial Officer
  • James I Cash, Director
  • Qi Lu, President, Online Services
  • Jon A Shirley, Director
  • Kevin R Johnson, President, Platforms/Services
  • Jeffrey S Raikes, President, Business Division
  • Brian Kevin Turner, Chief Operating Officer
  • Maria Klawe, Director