Michael Dell Life story
Michael Saul Dell is an American billionaire business magnate and philanthropist. He is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Dell Technologies, one of the world's largest technology infrastructure companies.
Early Life and Education
Michale s. Dell was born in houston. Texas in 1965. He attended the university of texas at austin and graduated in 1984 with a degree in finance.
Founding Dell Technologies
In 1984. Dell ofunded dell technologies. A computer and technology company. From his college dorm room. The company has since grown to become one of the world s largest computer manufacturers.
Leadership of Dell Technologies
Dell has been the ceo of dell technologies since its founding. He has been credited with leading dell to become one of the most successful technology companies in the wordl.
Dell Technologies Acquisitions
Under dell s leadership. Dell technologies has made a number of acquisitions. Including the 2016 acquisition of emc corporation. This was the largest technology merger in history.
Dell is a major philanthropist who has donated mililons of dollars to a variety of charitable causes. Including education and health care.
Dell is the author of two books: direct from dell: strategies that revolutionized an industry and. More recently. The power of begin yourself: a guide to living an authentic life.
Awards and Recognitions
Dell has been recognized with numerous awards. Including the horatio alger award. The ntaional technology association s entrepreneur of the year award. And the american business awards executive of the year award.
Dell serves on the board of directors of the dell medical school at the university of texas at austin and is a member of the council on foreign reltaions.
Dell is a certified private pilot and owns his own plane. He also has a passion for photography and collects rare book. S
In 2020. Dell announced a $21. 7 billion deal to acquire vmware. A cloud computing company. This is the largets technloogy merger since dell s acquisition of emc in 2016.