Partner @ Daylight Partners is a unique venture capital firm which seeks out entrepreneurs who value our operational experience and functional expertise as much as our capital commitment to their venture. Eleven former executives with expertise in marketing, operations, manufacturing, finance, information technology, technological innovation, accounting, real estate, oil and gas, as well
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Partner @ Daylight Partners is a unique venture capital firm which seeks out entrepreneurs who value our operational experience and functional expertise as much as our capital commitment to their venture. Eleven former executives with expertise in marketing, operations, manufacturing, finance, information technology, technological innovation, accounting, real estate, oil and gas, as well as overall corporate management, are driven to have Daylight Partners take an active role in helping mid-stage companies turbo-charge their growth initiatives. While having made investments nationally, Daylight Partners has a particular affinity for Texas-based companies. From November 2009 to Present (6 years 2 months) Chairman of the Board @ Caring for Cambodia (CFC) is a non-profit, non-governmental, charitable organization that provides free education to over 6400 impoverished children in 21 schools spanning preschool through high school. CFC professionally trains its Cambodian teachers and provides everything a child needs to succeed. This includes food, clean water, uniforms, schools supplies, computers, transportation and basic healthcare. CFC is run predominately with the support of volunteers which ensures donations raised goes directly to support our students and their education. From January 2003 to Present (13 years) Austin, Texas AreaPresident & CEO @ Mr. Amelio is guiding CHC Helicopter, long a leader in global helicopter services, on an ambitious transformation of the company and its industry – through higher execution, efficiency and value for customers and other stakeholders:
•Carrying passengers to and from offshore platforms and vessels for the world’s top oil and gas companies, in virtually every major discovery and production region of the world.
• Operating one of the largest networks of services for government search-and-rescue agencies, with skilled and courageous people flying in often challenging conditions.
• Through Heli-One, delivering comprehensive and innovative helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul services for aircraft flow by CHC and dozens of other operators.
Prior to CHC, Mr. Amelio amassed a distinguished record of senior leadership at several major corporations. During his tenure as president and chief executive officer of the Lenovo Group, the company integrated what had been IBM’s Personal Computer business, implemented a broad-reaching business-transformation program, introduced the Lenovo brand around the world, and quintupled sales. Mr. Amelio also has managed major business units for companies such as Dell, NCR and AlliedSignal.
With his wife, Jamie, Mr. Amelio founded Caring for Cambodia, a nonprofit organization to improve education for children in Cambodia by building schools, training teachers and providing for essential personal needs.
Mr. Amelio holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and an honorary doctorate in engineering from Lehigh University. He earned a master’s degree in management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he is a Sloan Fellow. From August 2010 to February 2015 (4 years 7 months) CEO @ From December 2005 to February 2009 (3 years 3 months) APJ President @ From 2001 to 2005 (4 years) Various Assignments @ From 1979 to 1997 (18 years) GM @ From 1986 to 1994 (8 years)
MS Mgmt, Sloan @ Stanford University Graduate School of Business From 1989 to 1990 BS, Chemical Engineering @ Lehigh University From 1975 to 1979 Bill Amelio is skilled in: Manufacturing, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Management, Leadership, Process Improvement, Six Sigma, Business Process Improvement, Supply Chain Management, Strategic Planning, Process Engineering, Program Management, Procurement, Team Leadership, Engineering, Executive Management
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