Data I/O, a provider of manual and automated device programming systems, elected Anthony Ambrose as president and chief executive officer, and appointed him to its board of directors.

Before joining Data I/O, Ambrose was the owner and principal of Cedar Mill Partners, LLC, a strategy consulting firm. Prior to Cedar Mill, he was vice president and general manager of RadiSys Corporation, where he led three product divisions and worldwide engineering, and established and grew significantly its telecom platform system. Earlier in his career Ambrose held several positions at Intel Corporation, including general manager in the modular communications platform division. He received a BSE in chemical engineering from Princeton in 1983.