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Past Event

Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and author of "Idea Man"

In 2007 and 2008, Time named Microsoft co-founder Allen one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Since making his fortune with Bill Gates, Allen’s impact has been felt in science, technology, business, medicine, sports, music and philanthropy. Allen explains how he has solved problems, what he’s learned from his many endeavors (the triumphs and the failures) and his compelling vision for the future.


In association with TiE Silicon Valley and TechNet.

April 26, 2011

Crowne Plaza Cabana
4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, 94306
United States

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Paul Allen

Co-founder, Microsoft; Chairman, Vulcan Inc.; Author, Idea Man: A Memoir

In conversation with John L. Hennessy

President, Stanford University