Title and Description Page
Childhood and Early Education 1
Family background. Childhood in Kernville, California. World War II. Significant Childhood Experiences. Interest in Electronics. Amateur Radio. High School. California Institute of Technology. Work Ethic. Teaching. Early Semiconductor Industry.
Early Silicon Valley 29
Graduate School. Family. Consulting. California Institute of Technology Faculty. Undergraduate Thesis. Employment Search. Teaching at California Institute of Technology. Graduate Research. Gordon Moore. Personal Relationship with Gordon Moore. Early Transistor Research.
Intel Corporation 67
Intel Corporation. Management at Intel. Role of Japanese in Semiconductor Industry. Gordon Moore. Moore's Law. Automation of VLSI Device Design. Silicon Valley Spinoffs. Pacific Semiconductor, Inc. Device Innovation at Intel. Early Intel Business Culture. Uncertainty in Semiconductor Industry. Relationship with Intel Corporation Management. Organization of Intel. Integrated Circuit. Fabrication Processes. Silicon Design.
Involvement with Start-Up Companies. Foveon, Inc. Impinj, Inc. Reflections. Youth. Immediate Family and Children. Nathan Mead. Residence in Woodside, California.