Gilbert Amelio Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 1


Gilbert Amelio General Information


Dr. Gilbert Amelio is the Co-Founding Partner of Alteon Capital. Mr. Amelio is the Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Beneventure Partners. He serves as Chairman Emeritus at Safe Dynamics. He also served as Board Member at AirWire Technologies and VideoBomb. He served as a Senior Partner at Sienna Ventures. He also served as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Jazz Semiconductor, as well as its parent company, Jazz Technologies. In August 2005, Dr. Amelio co-founded Acquicor Technology and serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer, and in February 2007, Acquicor merged with Jazz Semiconductor and Acquicor changed its name to Jazz Technologies. Since 2001, he has been a Senior Partner of Sienna Ventures, a venture capital firm, and, since 2003, he has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Prexient Micro Devices, a fabless semiconductor company. From 1999 to 2005, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Beneventure Capital, a venture capital advisory firm. From 1997 to 2004, he was a Principal of Aircraft Ventures, a consulting firm. From 1999 to 2004, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AmTech, a high technology angel investment and consulting services firm. From 1996 to 1997, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Apple Computer, a personal computers manufacturer. From 1991 to 1996, he served as a Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of National Semiconductor Corporation, a semiconductor company. From 1988 to 1991, he served as President of the Rockwell Communications Systems division of Rockwell International Corporation, a semiconductor manufacturing division that was later spun off as Conexant Systems. From 1983 to 1988, he served as President of the Rockwell Semiconductor Products unit of Rockwell International. From 1971 to 1983, he held various staff, managerial, and executive positions at Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation, a semiconductor and photography products company, most recently in the role of Vice President and General Manager of its MOS Products Group. he received his Ph.D., M.S., and B.S degrees in Physics from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a Director of AT&T (formerly SBC Communications, Inc.), a telecommunications company, and an adviser to both the Prime Minister of Malaysia and the Malaysia Multimedia Super Corridor, a hub targeted at attracting multinational corporations in the global information and communication technology industry. He is also a Director and Trustee of the American Film Institute.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • George Lauro
  • 245 First Street
  • Cambridge, MA 02142
  • United States

Gilbert Amelio Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
VideoBomb 01-Nov-2020 Later Stage VC 000 Multimedia and Design Software Product Development 0000000 000000 00.0
00000 28-Mar-2016 00000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.0
0000 01-Jan-1998 00000 (00000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.0
To view Gilbert Amelio’s complete investments history, request access »

Want detailed data on 3M+ companies?

What you see here scratches the surface

Request a free trial

Want to dig into this profile?

We’ll help you find what you need

Learn more

Gilbert Amelio Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
0000 17-Nov-2003 000000000000000000
To view Gilbert Amelio’s complete exits history, request access »

Gilbert Amelio Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

PitchBook’s data visualizations quickly surface an investor’s historical investments—showing a breakdown of activity by industry, year and region.

Request a free trial

Gilbert Amelio Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Gilbert Amelio Ph.D Angel Investor 0 0 0 Cambridge, MA
To view Gilbert Amelio’s complete team members history, request access »