Paul Allen, who started Microsoft with Bill Gates, died at age 65.
Allen died on October 15 due to the complications of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which is a form of cancer that begins in the lymphatic system.
Allan was the childhood friend of Gates, and both of them started Microsoft in 1975.
In 2009, Allen got treatment for disease
Eight years after Microsoft started, Allen left the company as an employee but remained on board until 2000.
He had previously received treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2009. However, a few weeks ago, the technical leader revealed that this disease has returned
Alan leaves behind her sister and her children were not.
Statement from Bill Gates:
“Paul loves life and those around him, and we all loved them in return, they were eligible for more time, but their contributions in the world of technology and philanthropy would continue to live for generations.” Bill Gates said, “I missed a lot.”
Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, died. She was 65 years old
Alan’s company Vulcan said in a statement that he died on Monday. At the beginning of this month, Allen said that cancer was treated in 2009, non-Hodgkin lymphoma was returned
Alan, who was a fierce sports fan, was owned by Portland Trail Blazer and Seattle Seahawks.
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Alan and his high school friend Gates founded Microsoft in 1975. He worked as the company’s executive vice president and new product development until 1983, when he left for health reasons. He remains a key shareholder and member of the board.
Bill Gates said in a statement on Monday, “I am heartbroken by passing my oldest and beloved friends, Paul Paul Allen.”
Although well-known to Bill Gates, Allen played an important role in developing personal computers, when the common computer was the size of the room and was very expensive for most people or businesses.
It was Alan who came with the Microsoft name and according to his memorandum Idea Man, it came with the idea of a software program for the world’s first microcomputer.
Paul Allen with Bill Gates in 1981
Paul Allen with Bill Gates in 1981 Photograph: Sipa Press / REX / Shutterstock
“During the founding of the first eight years, my views were definitely important to the company. Bill will test my views, I will come with them along with 10 other ideas that have not gone anywhere – they were sanitized on the flow of ideas, “Alan said in the 2011 interview Guardian” When it came for sale and marketing and staffing and all those things, he was very excited on the business side, so we will be very supportive Did not go. “
Microsoft’s big break came in 1980 when IBM decided to go to a personal computer. IBM asked to provide operating system from Microsoft
The decision emphasized Microsoft on the throne of technology and two Seattle Natives became billionaires. Later both of them dedicated themselves to charity
Paul Allen’s contribution to our company, our industry and our community is compulsory
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadela said, “Paul Allen’s contribution is essential to our contribution to our company, our industry and our community.” “As a co-founder of Microsoft, in his own quiet and consistent way, he created magical products, experiences and institutions, and in doing so, he changed the world.”
Alan established the Vaults in the mid-80s to invest in media and communications companies, including DreamWorks Animation and Cable Company Charter Communications.
Many technical officials paid homage to Allen on Twitter
Google CEO, Sundar Pichai said, “We have lost a great technology leader today – thanks to Paul Allen for your great contribution to the world through your work and your philanthropy.”
Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, said: “Our industry has lost a leader and our world has lost a force. We send a deep condolence to everyone in Paul’s friends, the Allen family, and Microsoft.”
Salesforce CEO Mark Banioff described Allen as “a great leader in technology and a man of all seasons who fully enjoy his life and wealth” has still been given back to the world on the scale.