Idea Man : A Memoir by the Co-founder of Microsoft Paperback
by Paul Allen
What's it like to start a revolution? How do you build the biggest tech company in the world? And why do you walk away from it all? Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft. Together he and Bill Gates turned an idea - writing software - into a company and then an entire industry.
This is the story of how it came about: two young mavericks who turned technology on its head; the bitter battles as each tried to stamp his vision on the future; the ruthless brilliance and fierce commitment. And finally, Allen's extraordinary step in walking away from it all to discover what it is you do after you've already changed the world ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 368 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.), ports. (chiefly col.)
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/05/2012
- Category: Autobiography: business & industry
- ISBN: 9780241953716