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Arthur Rock

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Arthur Rock funded Fairchild and was co-founder of Intel


Arthur Rock: Principal of Arthur Rock & Co. As the first venture capitalist on the West Coast, Mr. Rock funded Fairchild and many of the technology giants that followed, including Intel and Apple Computer. An Intel co-founder, he served as its Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee. He also served as Chairman of the Board of Scientific Data Systems, and has held board positions at Apple, Teledyne Inc., Xerox, Argonaut Insurance, and AirTouch. He currently serves on the boards of Echelon Corporation and Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. The only VC ever to be featured on the cover of Time Magazine, Mr. Rock has won multiple awards. He has contributed to the community by supporting the California Institute of Technology, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the San Francisco Opera, and by serving as President of The BASIC Fund, which provides scholarships for inner city children to attend private schools.




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1 basic text courtesy jim.schibler@attbi.com