The co-founder of the American chip manufacturing company "Intel" (Intel) Gordon Moore died yesterday at the age of 94, "Intel" announced, BTA reported, citing DPA.

Moore and Robert Noyce founded Intel in July 1968. He was vice president of the company until 1975, when he became its president.

In 1979, he became chairman of its board of directors and chief executive officer.

In 1987, he resigned as CEO and continued his work as chairman of the board of directors.

In 1997, he became honorary chairman, and in 2006 he finally retired from active activity in the company.

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Together with his wife, they created the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, which since its founding in 2000 has donated more than $5.1 billion to charitable causes.