|Known for||CEO of Intel Corporation. First COO and third employee, 1968|
|Notable work||College textbook, Physics and Technology of Semiconductor Devices (1967) Management book, Only the Paranoid Survive, (1996)|
|Spouse(s)||Eva Kastan (1958–death)|
And imagine the confusion for those in the leadership of the company — yourself included — who realise that this shift means the potential loss of their jobs. Only the Paranoid Survive is about dealing with the kinds of industry changes that put companies out of business.
In Only the Paranoid Survive , Grove reveals his strategy for measuring the nightmare moment every leader dreads–when massive change occurs and a company must, virtually overnight, adapt or fall by the wayside–in a new way. When a Strategic Inflection Point hits, the ordinary rules of business go out the window.
Grove, original name András István Gróf, (born September 2, 1936, Budapest, Hungary —died March 21, 2016, Los Altos, California, U.S.), Hungarian-born American businessman who was credited with being the driving force behind the enormous success of semiconductor computer circuit manufacturer Intel Corporation, for which
Andrew S. Grove was chairman of the board of Intel Corporation from May 1997 to May 2005 . He was the company’s chief executive officer from 1987 to 1998 and its president from 1979 to 1997.
1 : characterized by or resembling paranoia or paranoid schizophrenia a paranoid psychiatric patient. 2 : characterized by suspiciousness, persecutory trends, or megalomania behaving in a paranoid manner with accusations of persecutions. 3 : extremely fearful was so paranoid that he was afraid to walk the streets.
Andy Grove, Intel’s co-founder, described a strategic inflection point as “an event that changes the way we think and act.” Inflection points can be a result of action taken by a company, or through actions taken by another entity, that has a direct impact on the company.
Gordon Moore Robert Noyce Intel / Основатели Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore founded Intel to create a company that would reflect their belief in continuous innovation.
Santa Clara , CA. -based Intel is one of the world’s biggest semiconductor makers. Chairman of the board Andy Bryant is Intel’s biggest individual shareholder, with over 425,000 shares, as of his most recent SEC filing in November 2019.