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.
This program was recorded in The Commonwealth Club's Silicon Valley Office on April 26, 2011
Co-founder, Microsoft; Chairman, Vulcan Inc.; Author, Idea Man: A Memoir
In conversation with John L. Hennessy
President, Stanford University
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