Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passed away!

Microsoft Co-Founder

Paul Allen co-founder of Microsoft Corp. passed away at the age of 65 on Monday, he was suffering from non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma which is a form of cancer.

Early this month Allen said, “ He had started treatment for non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, the same type of cancer he overcame 9 years ago”.

Paul Allen’s contribution to our company our industry and to our community are indispensable”, “As a co-founder of Microsoft in his own quit and persistence way he created magical products experience and institutions and in doing so, he changed the world. – Satya Nadella, Microsoft Chief Officer

Paul Allen was born in Seattle, attended Washington State University for two years and then dropped out after co-founding Microsoft in 1975 with Bill Gates who was his friend since High School.

Via: Reuters

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passed away!