The photo below is a central part of Microsoft's corporate history.

Taken in 1978, it's a portrait of eleven of Microsoft's original twelve staff.

Microsoft's founding employees gathered in 1978 to take a portrait before the company moved to Washington. Front row (left to right): Bill Gates, Andrea Lewis, Marla Wood, and Paul Allen. Middle row: Bob O'Rear, Bob Greenberg, Marc McDonald, and Gordon Letwin. Back row: Steve Wood, Bob Wallace, and Jim Lane. Not pictured is Miriam Lubow.

Front row (left to right):
Bill Gates, Andrea Lewis, Marla Wood, and Paul Allen.

Middle row:
Bob O'Rear, Bob Greenberg, Marc McDonald, and Gordon Letwin.

Back row:
Steve Wood, Bob Wallace, and Jim Lane.
[Not pictured is Miriam Lubow.]

 

Microsoft's original employees got together to reshoot the famous photo in April. Front row (left to right): Bill Gates, Andrea Lewis, Miriam Lubow, Marla Wood, and Paul Allen. Back row: Bob O'Rear, Steve Wood, Bob Greenberg, Marc McDonald, Gordon Letwin, and Jim Lane. Not pictured is Bob Wallace, who has passed away.

 

 

To coincide with Bill Gates stepping down from his day-to-day role at Microsoft, they got everyone back together for an updated portrait.

 

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