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Famous Technology Entrepreneurs

The tech industry has created some of the world's youngest billionaires: Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Steve Case, Jerry Yang, Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Here's a look at some of their inspiring stories.

Bill Gates - Windows on Wealth
Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates is perhaps the most famous entrepreneur of this era. He had the vision to predict the evolving importance of the personal computer. This allowed him to top Forbes magazine’s list of the world’s wealthiest individuals, with a 2006 estimated net worth of $50 billion.

The Revolutionaries: Turning Inspiration into Innovation
San Jose Mercury News highlights eighteen of Silicon Valley's pioneers, including Gordon Moore (Intel), Bill Hewlett (Hewlett Packard), Steve Wozniak (Apple), Carol Bartz (Autodesk), and other famous entrepreneurs in the high-tech industry.

Michael Dell: Innovator of the Personal Computer Industry
Michael Dell, born February 1965, started the road to success out of his University of Texas dorm room in with just $1000 and an idea in 1984. Michael Dell is both Chairman and CEO of his company with a net worth of over $30 billion. Dell sells directly to the customer so to avoid middleman mark-ups.

The Revolutionaries: Turning Inspiration into Innovation
San Jose Mercury News highlights eighteen of Silicon Valley's pioneers, including Gordon Moore (Intel), Bill Hewlett (Hewlett Packard), Steve Wozniak (Apple), Carol Bartz (Autodesk), and other famous entrepreneurs in the high-tech industry.

Adam Osborne – Creator of the First Portable Computer
Adam Osborne was an entrepreneur best known as creator of the first portable computer, but was also an author who made a successful move into publishing computer books and software.

Adam Osborne – Creator of the First Portable Computer
Adam Osborne was an entrepreneur best known as creator of the first portable computer, but was also an author who made a successful move into publishing computer books and software.

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