Who was Andy Grove?

He played a huge role in shaping key technology and business pillars like Steve Jobs & Ben Horowitz, and in some ways, created the technology boom we’re enjoying today through his innovative leadership at Intel and being a part of the nascent Silicon Valley scene.


Who Is ANDY GROVE Former Intel CEO Infographic


He is known for being the former CEO of Intel, a role that caused many people to describe him as one of the best CEOs and business leaders of our time – he was CEO of the Year (1997).

Want to know more about his background, history, career, books and achievements? Read our Andy Grove infographic.

Quotes by Andy Grove and mottos he lived by:

The why of business innovation, in a nutshell:

A corporation is a living organism; it has to continue to shed its skin. Methods have to change. Focus has to change. Values have to change. The sum total of those changes is transformation.

Every business owner and start-up would do well to heed this profound statement;

Business success contains the seeds of its own destruction. Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.

Paying attention to details pays off in the long run because:

The devil is in the details.