1. Bill Gates
William Henry Gates is an American business magnet, Software developer, investor, author and Philanthropist. He is the co-founder of MICROSOFT CORPORATION.
He started coding at the age of 13 where he and his friend learnt the basics all by themselves during their lunch hours in school, and did their first programming in BASIC.
“Learning to write programs stretches your mind and helps you think better, creates a way of thinking about things that I think is helpful in all domains” – Bill Gates
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American media magnet, Internet entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is known for co-founding FACEBOOK.Inc and serves as its chairman, chief executive officer and controlling shareholder.
He started coding at the age of 8, with the help of a tutor and a lot of self-work he was able to start coding and writing programs.
“In Fifteen years, we’ll be teaching programming just like reading and writing …. And wondering why we didn’t do it sooner”- Mark Zuckerberg
3. Elon Musk
Elon Reeve Musk is an entrepreneur and business magnet. He is the founder, CEO and chief engineer at SpaceX, early-stage investor, CEO and product Architect of Tesla.Inc, founder of The Boring Company and the co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAl. A centibillionare and one of the richest people in the world.
He started coding at the age of 10. After finishing a Six-month course in 3 days on how to program in BASIC, a self-taught programmer who created his first game “Blaster” at the age of 10 and then at the age of 12 sold it to a PC magazine.
4. Steve Jobs
Steve Paul Jobs was an American business magnate, industrial designer, investor and media proprietor. He is the founder of APPLE.Inc
At the age of 14, he did his first summer job teaching coding to kids, he taught elementary school children how to write very simple programs using Logo, a computer language developed to teach kids basic programming concepts
“It had noting to do with using programs for practical things, it had more to do with using them as a mirror of your thought process. To actually learn how to think. I think everyone in this country should learn to program a computer. Everyone should learn a computer language because it teaches you how to think. I think of computer science as a liberal art” – Steve Jobs