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Andrew Grove

Lecturer in Management

Teaching Statement

Andrew S. Grove is Senior Advisor, Intel Corporation. He brings a wealth of experience to the classroom where he co-teaches the Bass seminar entitled “Strategy and Action in Information Technology” with Robert A. Burgelman. Dr. Grove is very involved in case writing for that seminar.


Andrew S. Grove escaped from Hungary to the United States in 1956 at age 20. He graduated from the City College of New York in 1960 with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree, and received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1963.

After 5 years as a researcher at Fairchild Semiconductor, Dr. Grove participated in the founding of Intel Corporation, where he became, in succession, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer and, finally, Chairman. He stepped down as Chairman in 2005, and remains a Senior Advisor.

Dr. Grove has written over 40 technical papers and several books, including Physics and Technology of Semiconductor Devices, as well as High Output Management and Only the Paranoid Survive. He has received a number of honorary degrees and other honors. He was named Time Magazine’s “Man of the Year” in 1997, and received the IEEE 2000 Medal of Honor, and the 2001 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Strategic Management Society. In 2004, he was named the Most Influential Business Person in the Last Twenty-Five Years by the Wharton School of Business and the Nightly Business Report.

He chaired the Campaign for UCSF which raised $1.6B, and has been active in cancer and neuroscience research through his private family foundation. His current interests also include energy policy.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, UC Berkeley, 1963
  • BS, City College of New York, 1960

Academic Appointments

  • At Stanford University since 1991

Professional Experience

  • Senior Advisor, Intel Corporation, 2005-present
  • Chairman, Intel Corporation, 1997-2005
  • CEO, Intel Corporation, 1987-1998
  • President, Intel Corporation, 1979-1997
  • Researcher, Fairchild Semiconductor

Awards and Honors

  • Ernest C. Arbuckle Award, Stanford GSB Alumni Association, 2004
  • Medal of Honor, IEEE, 2000
  • LLD (Honorary), Harvard University, 2000
  • Man of the Year, Time Magazine, 1997
  • Award for Technology and the Economy, Heinz Family Foundation, 1995
  • DESc (Honorary), Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1989
  • Engineering Leadership Recognition Award, IEEE, 1987
  • DSc (Honorary), City College of New York



Robert A. Burgelman, Andrew Grove, Philip E. Meza Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2006.
Andrew Grove Vintage, August 29, 1995.

Courses Taught

Programs and Non-Degree Courses

Stanford Case Studies

Clean Coal in the U.S. and China, An Industry Note | SM183
Robert Burgelman, Andrew Grove, Debra Schifrin2009
U.S. Telecommunications Industry in 1984 - 1996 (A) | SM5A
Robert Burgelman, Andrew Grove, Eric Marti1999
U.S. Telecommunications Industry in 1996 - 1999 (B) | SM5B
Robert Burgelman, Andrew Grove, Eric Marti1999
Note on the Consumer On-Line Sevices Industry in 1996 | SM33
Robert Burgelman, Andrew Grove, Matthew Murphy1997
Wireless Communications Industry: After AT&T-Mc-Caw | SM6
R. Burgelman, A. Gove, A. Taylor1993

Stanford University Affiliations

Stanford GSB

Service to the Profession


  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • National Academy of Engineering
  • IEEE

In the Media

New York Times, August 30, 2005
Inside Intel
Time Magazine, January 1998

Insights by Stanford Business

May 1, 2010
Researchers say consumers will move toward electric cars in five to 10 years, but progress will be slow unless oil prices rise rapidly and stay high.