Gordon Moore

220px-Gordon_MooreGordon Earle Moore (American; born January 3, 1929) The cofounder of Intel Corporation and the author of Moore’s law (published in an article in Electronics Magazine, dated April 19, 1965). This “law” observes that integrated circuit complexity doubles approximately every 2 years. After acquiring a Ph.D. in Chemistry and Physics from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in 1954, he went to work at Shockley Semiconductor. He left there along with Robert Noyce and others to create Fairchild Semiconductor. He co-founded Intel Corporation in July of 1968 with Robert Noyce, and became President and Chief Executive Officer of the company in 1975. In 1979 he became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and remained as CEO until 1987. He is currently a director of Gilead Sciences Inc., a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and a Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). Moore also serves on the Board of Trustees of the California Institute of Technology. Read more…

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