Andrew S. Grove emigrated to the United States from Hungary in 1956. He participated in the founding of Intel, and became its president in 1979 and chief executive officer in 1987. He was chosen as Time magazine's Man of the Year in 1997. In 1998, he stepped down as CEO of Intel, but continued as chairman of the board. Grove taught at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He lived in the San Francisco Bay Area until his death.
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