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November 3, 1962
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Gabe Newell is the President & Owner & CEO of Valve Corporation.

Gabe held a number of positions in the Systems, Applications, and Advanced Technology divisions during his 13 years at Microsoft. His responsibilities included running program management for the first two releases of Windows, starting the company's multimedia division, and leading efforts on the Information Highway PC.

Then he started Valve. His most significant contribution to Half-Life, the company’s debut title, was his statement: "C'mon, people, you can't show the player a really big bomb and not let them blow it up."

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Jan 2, 1999
Feb 19, 2000
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1996
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