Dov Frohman

Updated: 12/30/2019 by Computer Hope
Dov Frohman

Name: Dov Frohman

Born: March 28, 1939, in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Computer-related contributions

  • Israeli electrical engineer, business executive and author.
  • Former vice president of Intel Corporation.
  • Inventor of EPROM (erasable programmable read-only memory).
  • Founder and the first general manager of Intel Israel, Intel's extensive operations in Israel.

Significant publications

  • Leadership the Hard Way (2008).

Honors and awards

  • Inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame (2009).
  • Received the IEEE's Edison Medal (2008).
  • Awarded the Israel Prize for exact sciences (1991).
  • Recipient of the IEEE Jack Morton Award (1986).


"I would coin a guiding phrase for leaders involved in a potential armed conflict; 'If you are not strong enough to talk you are not strong enough to win a war'."