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Andy Grove Speech at Plug-In 2008 - VIDEO

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Andy Grove, former Intel chairman and CEO, provides a keynote address on the critical importance; and business opportunity and viability; of moving transportation from oil to electricity.

Andrew S. Grove was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1936. He graduated from the City College of New York in 1960 with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree and received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1963. Upon graduation, he joined the Research and Development Laboratory of Fairchild Semiconductor and became Assistant Director of Research and Development in 1967.

In July 1968, Dr. Grove participated in the founding of Intel Corporation. In 1979 he was named its President, and in 1987 he was named Chief Executive Officer. In May 1997 he was named Chairman and CEO, and in May 1998 he relinquished his CEO title. He stepped down as Chairman in May 2005, and remains Senior Advisor.

Dr. Grove has written over 40 technical papers and holds several patents on semiconductor devices and technology. He taught a graduate course in semiconductor device physics at the University of California, Berkeley for six years. He currently is a lecturer at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, teaching a course entitled "Strategy and Action in the Information Processing Industry".

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