People: Yahoo! Inc (YHOO.OQ)
17 May 2013
Mr. Alfred J. Amoroso has resigned as Director of Yahoo Inc., effective June 25, 2013. Mr. Amoroso has served as an Executive Advisor to the senior management of Rovi Corporation (“Rovi”), a provider of digital entertainment technology, since December 2011. Mr. Amoroso served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Rovi from July 2005 to December 2011 and served on Rovi’s board of directors from July 2005 through April 2012. Mr. Amoroso served on the board of directors of Foundry Networks, Inc., a provider of networking hardware, from October 2000 to December 2008 and as Chairman from January 2007 to December 2008. Previously, he served as an advisor in the Information Technology and Communications practice of Warburg Pincus, an investment firm, from September 2004 to June 2005. From July 2002 to August 2004, Mr. Amoroso served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of META Group, an information technology research and advisory firm. From October 1999 until its merger with International Business Machines (“IBM”) in January 2002, Mr. Amoroso served as President, Chief Executive Officer and as a director of CrossWorlds Software, Inc., a provider of business process integration software. From November 1993 to October 1999, Mr. Amoroso held various positions at IBM, a global technology company, including as a member of the worldwide management committee. Mr. Amoroso holds a Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering and a Master’s degree in operations research from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn(The Polytechnic Institute of New York University).
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