Old Hand in a New World

Tech aficionado Gil Amelio joins Sienna Ventures to help lead its search for touch-it, feel-it technologies

Gil Amelio will probably always be best known for the 18 tumultuous months he spent running Apple Computer before being ousted by the board in mid-1997. But his long career also includes 15 years at the helm of National Semiconductor, eight years running a division of Rockwell International, and an earlier stint as a scientist and engineer at Bell Labs. Since leaving Apple, Amelio has taken his technology and operations background into the world of technology startups.

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