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Our history

Back in 1968, two scientists, Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore, founded Intel with a vision for semiconductor memory products. By 1971, they had introduced the world’s first microprocessor. Since then, Intel has established a heritage of innovation that continues to expand the reach and promise of computing while advancing the ways people work and live worldwide.

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Our mission: This decade, we will create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on earth.

Quick facts

  • Global headquarters: Santa Clara, California
  • 82,500 employees worldwide (2010 data)
  • 55 percent of employees reside in the U.S.
  • NASDAQ ticker symbol: INTC
  • Brian M. Krzanich, Chief Executive Officer
  • Renée J. James, President
  • 2012 net revenue: $53.3 billion
  • 2012 earnings per share: $2.13
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Intel Capital

Intel Capital

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