Took over as Amiga President in February 1999 and introduced a fast
track plan to develop the Amiga technology. One of the most
respected Amiga leaders since Commodore. He resigned under
mysterious circumstances at the end of August 1999.
||Dr. Allan Havemose
Past Amiga experience includes European Technical Support Manager
-building the European Amiga developers program at Commodore ESCO,
Manager Amiga Software Development and Director of Systems software
for OS 2.1 to 3.1 at Commodore International in the US. He joined
Amiga as Head of Technology and Development.
||Dr. Rick LeFaivre
Joined Amiga in April 1999 as chief technology officer and senior
VP of R&D. He is attributed with bringing Apple-style
management to Amiga, both good and bad.
||Dr. Richard Lipes
Joined Amiga during 1999 as Director of Multimedia Services. This
involved delivering 2D and 3D graphics, audio and video
During his time at Amiga his job title described him as Head of
Marketing and Software Evangelist. He has become one of the last
people at Amiga who cared about the existing community. In
September 1999 his contract came to an end and was not renewed.
Fortunately he managed to get back at Amiga by buying them.
Joined Amiga Inc. during 1997 as Developer Relations and Strategic
Projects Manager. Pioneer in the Amiga community, he became
chairman for the Industry Council of Open Amiga (I.C.O.A.). He was
sacked from AmigaInc. in November 1998. Since then he has been
responsible for unifying the Amiga community with KOSH and
Jeff became the General Manager of Amiga, Inc. in mid 1997, at the
direct request of Ted Waitt. He is one of the people responsible
for the Gateway Destination.
Hardware guy at Amiga Inc. He is known for his creative instinct,
creating all types of weird devices. Half way through 1998 he left
Amiga Inc. when the company moved away from a focus on
||Petro Taras Tyschtschenko
Born in 1943. Petro was first regarded with some suspicion when he
first took over at Amiga Technologies. Since then he has managed to
keep the platform alive, even during the Escom liquidation. He is
more of a salesman than technology-orienated but supports the Amiga
without the personal politics that have plagued other Amiga
employees. Petro retired in 2001.