Imec proudly announces Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and founder of Breakthrough Energy, as the recipient of the Lifetime of Innovation Award 2022 for his impact on the computer software revolution. He wrote user-friendly software that inspired the advent of personal computing, which businesses heavily rely on today. The advances in software in turn propelled the semiconductor industry forward, speeding up semiconductor scaling to increase compute power and reduce power consumption and cost. The presentation of the award and an interview with Bill Gates was shown during the award ceremony on May 17 in Antwerp, at imec’s Future Summits.
Below you can watch the award ceremony and the full interview:
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17 May 2022