Andy Grove: A Biography - Edward Ellis - Unabridged

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Publisher: Edward Ellis
Length: 18 minutes
Version: Unabridged
Language: English
Release Date: 15 July 2016
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Catalog ID: B01IFDRMP4
Categories: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Money

Andy Grove: A Biography (Unabridged)

Edward Ellis

Andy Grove was a Hungarian-born American businessman, engineer, author, and 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 was one of the founders and the CEO of Intel Corporation, helping transform the company into the world’s largest manufacturer of semiconductors. As a result of his work at Intel, along with his books and professional articles, Grove had a considerable influence on the management of modern electronics manufacturing industries worldwide. He has been called the “guy who drove the growth phase” of Silicon Valley. Steve Jobs, when he was considering returning to be Apple’s CEO, called Grove, who was someone he “idolized,” for his personal advice. In 1997, Time magazine chose him “Man of the Year”, for being “the person most responsible for the amazing growth in the power and the innovative potential of microchips.” One source notes that by his accomplishments at Intel alone, he “merits a place alongside the great business leaders of the 20th century.” In 2000, he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and was a contributor to several foundations that sponsor research towards a cure.

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