Gordon Moore

  Male      American      Business Person

  Born : Jan 03, 1929  

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Gordon Earle Moore (born January 3, 1929) is an American businessman, co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of Intel Corporation, and the author of Moore's law. As of January 2015, his net worth is $6.7 billion.

Moore was born in San Francisco, California, and grew up in nearby Pescadero. He attended Sequoia High School in Redwood City. Initially he went to San Jose State University, where he met his future wife, Betty Irene Whitaker. After two years he transferred to the University of California, Berkeley, from which he received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry in 1950.

Gordon Moore and Betty Whitaker were married September 9, 1950, and left the next day to move to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Moore received a PhD in chemistry and minor in physics from Caltech in 1954. Moore conducted postdoctoral research at the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University from 1953 to 1956...

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