|Alfred J. Amoroso|
|Born||1951 (age 63–64)|
|Known for||Former Chairman, Yahoo|
In April 2013, Amoroso announced that he was stepping down as Yahoo chairman immediately, and would be leaving the board in June 2013.
He served on the board of Foundry Networks, Inc., a provider of networking hardware, from October 2000 to December 2008 and as chairman from January 2007 to December 2008, when it was sold to Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
Previously, Amoroso was an advisor to Warburg Pincus, a private equity investment firm, from September 2004 to June 2005.
From July 2002 to August 2004, Amoroso was the president, chief executive officer, and vice chairman of Meta Group, an information technology research and advisory firm.
Amoroso served as president, chief executive officer and a director of CrossWorlds Software, Inc. from October 1999 until its merger with International Business Machines in January 2002.
Recruited by IBM from Price Waterhouse Consulting, Amoroso held various positions from November 1993 to October 1999, including serving as a member of the worldwide management committee.
Amoroso began his career with EDS (Electronic Data Systems), serving the company in expanding capacities for a number of years at several locations in Texas, Illinois and Connecticut. He left EDS and founded Computech in Bloomfield, Connecticut, a systems consulting firm which grew to over 50 employees before it was acquired by Price Waterhouse Consulting, where Amoroso was named lead technology partner and partner-in-charge of the Worldwide Insurance Consulting Practice.
- "Alfred Amoroso". Forbes. Retrieved November 24, 2012.
- Liedtke, Michael (April 26, 2013). "Yahoo Chairman Alfred Amoroso gives up post, plans to leave board at annual meeting in June". Associated Press. Retrieved April 26, 2013.[dead link]
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