American engineer and businessman Gordon Moore.
Along with Robert Noyce, he created Intel Corporation in 1968.
His most famous remark is what is now referred to as "Moore's Law."
He projected in 1965 that a microchip's transistor count would double every two years.
This forecast has shown to be remarkably accurate.
From 1975 through 1987, Moore led the Intel Corporation as CEO.
Moore is a philanthropist who has donated millions to support science education and research.
Gordon Moore was born in San Francisco, California.