Gordon Moore, the co-founder and former chairman of tech giant Intel, died Friday March 24 2023 at the age of 94, the company and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announced. Moore and Robert Noyce founded Intel in 1968. Moore initially served as executive vice president until 1975, when he became president. In 1979, Moore was named chairman of the board and chief executive officer, positions he held until 1987, when he stepped down as CEO and continued as chairman. Moore became chairman emeritus of Intel in 1997, stepping down in 2006. Dr. Moore was a former Chairman and now Senior Trustee of the California Institute of Technology, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Engineering (UK). Among his awards, he received the National Medal of Technology and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Along with his wife of 72 years, Betty Irene Whitaker, he established the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, which has donated more than $5.1 billion to charitable causes since its founding in 2000, according to the foundation. In addition to his wife, Moore is survived by his sons, Kenneth and Steven, and four grandchildren.