Leslie L. Vadász
Leslie L. Vadász (born 1936 in Budapest, Hungary) is a Hungarian-American engineer and manager, one of the founding members of Intel Corporation. He holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from McGill University (1961) and completed Advanced Management Program (AMP) studies at Harvard University (1990).
He moved to the United States in 1961, first working for Fairchild Semiconductor. He joined Intel Corporation when it was founded in 1968, he retired in 2003 as an executive vice president of the company. He was the fourth employee of Intel, hired directly by Andrew Grove. He was the head of the MOS design department where the first microprocessor, the Intel 4004 was developed. He has been an innovator and strategic leader throughout Intel's history. He was the founder and – until 2003 – president of the Intel Capital strategic investment program.
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