Andrew Grove Former Intel CEO is No More


About Andrew Grove: He was born on 2nd September 1936 in Budapest, Hungary. He had left US in 1956 - 7 and then he had survived Nazi occupation and later Soviet repression. In 1968 he was present at the Intel’s founding.

Image of Andrew Grove

Image of Andrew Grove

Former CEO of Intel Inc

  • He became president of Intel in 1979 and CEO in 1987.
  • From 1997 to 2005 he has worked as chairman of the board.
  • In the shift in focus from memory chips to microprocessors of Intel he had played an essential role.
  • Intel had developed microprocessors including the 386 and the Pentium, which helped to change the face of the personal computer era under his guidance.
  • He had played revolutionary role in converting Intel into the world’s largest manufacturer of semiconductors.
  • He was famously known as the ‘guy who drove the growth phase’ of Silicon Valley.
  • “Only the Paranoid Survive” was written by him in 1999 and it is still popular in the business management world.

- Published/Last Modified on: March 23, 2016