The 65-years old Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Dies:
The 65-years old Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Dies from complications with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was first treated for it in 2009. He was a childhood friend of Bill Gates and they found Microsoft in 1975. Allen left the company in 1983 while treating non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma but remained the board member through 2000.
In a statement to ABC News, Bill Gates said:
“From our early days together at Lakeside School, through our partnership in the creation of Microsoft, to some of our joint philanthropic projects over the years, Paul was a true partner and dear friend. Personal computing would not have existed without him. But Paul wasn’t content with starting one company. He channeled his intellect and compassion into a second act focused on improving people’s lives and strengthening communities in Seattle and around the world. He was fond of saying, “If it has the potential to do good, then we should do it.” That’s the kind of person he was.
Paul loved life and those around him, and we all cherished him in return. He deserved much more time, but his contributions to the world of technology and philanthropy will live on for generations to come. I will miss him tremendously.”
After Microsoft he became and huge investor in company Vulcan which made him have contributed in the museum of pop culture in settle machines for climate preservation i-e. for creating spaceplane even funded settle 46 Million building for homeless people.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Said about Paul Allen:
“Paul Allen’s contributions to our company, our industry, and to our community are indispensable. As co-founder of Microsoft, in his own quiet and persistent way, he created magical products, experiences and institutions, and in doing so, he changed the world. I have learned so much from him-his inquisitiveness, curiosity, and push for high standards is something that will continue to inspire me and all of us as Microsoft. Our hearts are with Paul’s family and loved ones. Rest in peace.”
Apple and Google CEO called Allen ‘Tech-Power’ which Amazon CEO said his work inspired many on Twitter last day. NFL two teams Trail Blazon and Settle Seahawks owned by him.
He also launched a number of philanthropic effort under the name “Paul g Allen Philantopies” which exceed $2 Billion according to his website.
A statement was written on behalf of his family by his sister:
“My brother was a remarkable individual on every level. While most knew Paul Allen as a technologist and philanthropist, for us he was a much-loved brother and uncle, and an exceptional friend. Paul’s family and friends were blessed to experience his wit, warmth, his generosity, and deep concern. For all the demands on his schedule, there was always time for family and friends. At this time of loss and grief for us – and so many others – we are profoundly grateful for the care and concern he demonstrated every day.”
Allen’s philanthropy includes some scientific turns e.g. Allen Institue of Brain Science in 2003 pouring $500 Million for the non-profit organization for research moreover Allens Brain observatory is the recent project that provides “Catalogue of activity in mouse brain”Saskia de vires, senior scientist said that this kind of data is key processing information out of brain.
In an interview with Forbes Allen clarified Brian is complex than the computer. He showed his curiosity for the brain as being an ex-programmer, so in 2014 he opened Allen Institute of Cell Science and Paul G Allen Group in 2016.
Even back in 2012, Allen told Forbes his financial legacy even after his death and more part of it will remain allocated future to brain researchers.