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Gordon Moore

Gordon Moore

Born:

Gordon Moore is an American Businessman co-founder and chairman of Intel Corporation born on 3 January 1929, In San Francisco, California, U.S.

Family Background:

Gordon Moore’s father was the county sheriff.

Personal Life:

Gordon married Betty Irene Whitaker on 9 September 1950. He had met his wife at San Jose State University. This couple has two sons, Kenneth and Steven.

Education:

He had started his education at Sequoia High School in Redwood City. later he went to San Jose State University. after two years he had transferred to the University of California, where he had received the B.S degree in Chemistry.  Later he received the Ph.D. degree in chemistry.

Career:

HA had Starting his career by working with Physicist William Shockley at the “Shockley Semiconductor Laboratory” Which was the division of Beckman Instruments. But he had left with the “traitorous eight”. In 1965, Moore had been working at Fairchild Semiconductor as director of Research and Development.In 1968, He had founded the ‘NM Electronics’ along with Robert Noyce. This company was later known as ‘Intel Corporation’. In this, Moore held the position of Executive Vice President and later he was named the President of Intel Corporation. From April 1979 He served as a Chief Executive Officer of the company and held this post until 1987. Moore had been elected as a chairperson of the  Board of trustees of the ‘California Institute of technology’. In 2002, Moore and his wife founded the “Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation”, which mainly focus on conservation of the environment.

Unknown Facts:

  • He Becomes renowned owing to his observation known as ‘Moore’s Law.
  • His Net Worth is $6.8 Billion.
  • His middle name is Earle.

Master Stroke:

  • One of the most significant contributions to the world of technology is popularly known as Moore’s Law.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 1990, He honored with the “National Medal of Technology and Innovation”.
  • In 1998, He was made fellow of the ‘Computer History Museum’.
  • In 2001, He honored with the ‘Othmer Gold Medal’.
  • In 2002, He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
  • In 2008, He was a recipient of ‘IEEE Medal of Honor’.

What can we learn from him??

Like Gordon Moore, Embrace your ignorance and try to improve it. Make efforts to create the innovative things.

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