Ex-Intel CEO Andy Grove dies

former Intel Corp. chief executive Andy Grove, the  whose youth under Nazi occupation and escape from the Iron Curtain inspired an “only the paranoid survive” management philosophy that saved the chip maker from financial ruin in the 1980s, died. He was 79.

Grove was Intel’s very first hire and played an instrumental role in taking the company from a scrappy startup to the most powerful chipmaker in the world. His leadership at Intel spans over 30 years, being named the company’s President in 1979 and CEO in 1987. Andy Grove was one of the giants of the technology world. He loved our country and epitomized America at its best. Rest in peace.

Extra info:
  • The Intel Corporation (better known as Intel, stylized as intel) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Intel is one of the world’s largest and highest valued semiconductor chip makers, based on revenue.
  • It is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers. Intel supplies processors for computer system manufacturers such as Apple, Samsung, HP and Dell. Intel also makes motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, flash memory, graphics chips, embedded processors and other devices related to communications and computing.
  • Intel CEO is Brian Krzanich

So lets do:

  • Who is the Intel CEO?
  • Andy Grove, the legendary ex-CEO of Intel,  died recently belongs to which country?

Source – The Hindu


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