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How This Entrepreneur Rose From the Ashes to Challenge Silicon Valley

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How This Entrepreneur Rose From the Ashes to Challenge Silicon Valley

After getting his PhD in applied physics at Stanford, Alex Lidow spent 30 years at International Rectifier (IR), a publicly traded chip company founded by his father Eric Lidow back in the 1940s.

Alex pioneered IR’s power management technology, co-authored the core-patents on which its business was built, became co-CEO with his brother, Derek, in 1995, and ran the company solo after Derek left to found market research firm iSupply in 1999.

Entrepreneur
By: Steve Tobak
March, 2016
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