Gordon Moore Biography
Birthday: January 3, 1929 (Capricorn)
Born In: San Francisco
Gordon Moore, better known as the co-founder of the ‘Intel Corporation’ is presently the Chairman Emeritus of the company. He has been an instrumental figure in the world of technology and has achieved many accolades with his exceptional endeavours. He pursued studies in the discipline of chemistry and also had physics as a subject. Much is not known about his childhood and early life. However, as a university student he took immense interest in research work and even gained a doctoral degree from ‘Caltech’. He worked with semiconductors when he was chosen as one among the group of eight people by physicist William Shockley. He worked with that physicist for some time but the turning point in his life was when he decided to part ways with the physicist and joined in the ‘Fairchild Semiconductor’ venture by Sherman Fairchild. His initiative to co-found the ‘Intel Corporation’ and dabble with business along with his scientific skills was a major milestone in the life of this entrepreneur. However, even before the launch of this company, he became renowned owing to his observation known as ‘Moore’s Law’. This was an important contribution which Gordon made towards the world of technology. Apart from this he is credited with many other developments which he has made through Intel, and is on the way to present the world with many more inventions.