Andrew Grove

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Andrew Grove
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BornAndrás Gróf
(1936-09-02)September 2, 1936
Budapest, Hungary
DiedMarch 21, 2016(2016-03-21) (aged 79)
Los Altos, California, U.S.
Cause of deathComplications from Parkinson's disease
EducationCity College of New York, B.S. chemical engineering, 1960
University of California, Berkeley Ph.D., 1963
OccupationFormer COO, Chairman and CEO, currently senior advisor
Intel Corporation
Known forCEO of Intel Corporation. First COO and third employee, 1968
Notable workCollege textbook, Physics and Technology of Semiconductor Devices (1967)
Management book, Only the Paranoid Survive, (1999)
Spouse(s)Eva Kastan (1958-present; 2 children)
AwardsJ J Ebers Award (1974)
Time Man of the Year, 1997
CEO of the Year, CEO magazine, 1997

Andrew Stephen "Andy" Grove (András István Gróf, 2 September 1936 – 21 March 2016), was a Hungarian-born American businessman, engineer, and author. He was a science pioneer in the semiconductor industry.

He escaped from Communist-controlled Hungary at the age of 20 and moved to the United States where he finished his education. He later became CEO of Intel Corporation and helped transform the company into the world's largest manufacturer of semiconductors.

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