Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

A founder may refer to any of the following:

1. A founder is a person who starts a new company; often becoming the CEO or is on the board of directors. For example, one of the founders of Microsoft was Bill Gates.

2. Less commonly, a founder can be the creator and developer of a software program. If the software program becomes part of a software suite, the developer can be considered the founder of the suite.

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