Paul Allen
#88002 Overall Influence

Paul Allen

American inventor, investor and philanthropist


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From Wikipedia

Paul Gardner Allen was an American business magnate, computer programmer, researcher, investor, and philanthropist. He was best known for co-founding Microsoft Corporation with childhood friend Bill Gates in 1975, which helped spark the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s, later making Microsoft the world's largest personal computer software company. Allen was ranked as the 44th-wealthiest person in the world by Forbes in 2018, with an estimated net worth of $20.3 billion at the time of his death.

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Washington State University
Washington State University

Public university in Pullman, Washington, USA

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#3431 World Rank
Computer Science
#8566 World Rank
#10634 World Rank

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