Robert Noyce
#1028 Overall Influence

Robert Noyce

American businessman and engineer


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Robert Norton Noyce , nicknamed "the Mayor of Silicon Valley," was an American physicist who co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957 and Intel Corporation in 1968. He is also credited with the realization of the first monolithic integrated circuit or microchip, which fueled the personal computer revolution and gave Silicon Valley its name.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Grinnell College
Grinnell College

Liberal arts college in Iowa, United States

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#28 World Rank #6 USA Rank
#455 World Rank #244 USA Rank
Computer Science
#623 World Rank #373 USA Rank
#820 World Rank #229 USA Rank