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Inside Bill's Brain

Davis Guggenheim

5 mins

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The three-part docuseries Inside Bill's Brain propels us into the genius mind of Bill Gates and allows us to take a look at his humanity, from his childhood to his immense success and strained relationships.


Inside Bill's Brain

Inside Bill's Brain

by Davis Guggenheim


Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft and one of the richest people alive at the time of writing, allows us to step back in time with him as he chronicles his life, his failures, and the secrets of his success. For the first time, Gates narrates the most impactful moments of his personal life, from difficult childhood relationships to his social alienation, and his overnight fame and fortune.

Through interviews with Gates' friends, family members, and colleagues, we discover a new perspective on the Microsoft founder, through the eyes of those who know him best. Breaking down the untouchable wall built around magnates and leaders, Gates is open, honest, raw, and human.

With an IQ of 160 and the ability to read 150 pages in less than an hour, Gates has provided the world with innovative software, technologies, and philosophies. In Inside Bill's Brain, you'll discover his most valuable teachings and discoveries – both in business and in life.

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Ultimately, it's not what you get, or even what you give – it's what you become.

- Mary Gates

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