Stanley Mazor worked on early microprocessor chips at Intel, and shares patents on the 4004 and 8080. He had previously worked on the design of "Symbol," a high-level language computer at Fairchild R&D in 1964. He has worked at several other start-up companies, including BEA Systems, Synopsys, Silicon Compilers, Numerical Technologies and Cadabra.
Stan studied mathematics at San Francisco State University in 1963. He has published 60 articles relating to LSI chips, and four books including A Guide to VHDL. He has also published several anecdotes in the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing.
Stan has been awarded the Kyoto Prize, the Ron Brown American Innovator Award, the SIA Robert Noyce Award and the President's National Technology and Innovation Award. He was inducted into the Inventor's Hall of Fame, and is a Fellow of the Computer History Museum. Since retiring, his hobbies include architecture and writing.
His recent books include Design an Expandable House (about the chateau he built with novel building materials — youtube video) and Stock Market Gambling: Turning on a Dime.