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Badge 0057 Charles Mauro

Charles Mauro's employee badge, issued on March 26, 1979.

Charles S. "Chuck" Mauro Jr. (born May 31, 1958) is a hardware and software engineer who had worked at Apple Computer.

Education[]

Mauro enrolled at Santa Clara University in 1976 to study applied mathematics. In 1979, he also studied computer science and electrical engineering.[1][2]

Career[]

Apple Computer[]

Mauro began working for Apple Computer in May 1978 as employee #57. He initially worked on development for the Apple II using a 6502 assembler supplied by Gary Shannon. Mauro described Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak as the best 6502 coder he had ever known.[3][4]

After Apple[]

In 1980, Mauro left Apple to found Advanced Logic Systems (ALS), an Apple II software and peripheral supplier based in Sunnyvale, California.[4][5] The company was incorporated on May 19, 1980.[6] One of ALS's popular products was the CP/M Card, which featured a Z80 processor to enable an Apple II computer to run CP/M software.[7]

Mauro later worked at AMD and Microsoft. He was also a manager of silicon validation at Intel from January 2000 and August 2006. He became a partner at Pico Machines, which joined with the staff of Cipher Systems to form Cipher Engineering, where he presently serves as a principal.[1][2] Mauro is also working on a forthcoming book of his experiences.[3]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Background & Experience of Cipher Principals, Cipher Engineering. Accessed 2021-11-24.
  2. 2.0 2.1 About work and education by Charles Mauro, Facebook. Accessed 2021-11-24.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Hi - Chuck here! by Charles Mauro, Apple II Enthusiasts, Facebook. 2021-04-12.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Hi by Charles Mauro, Apple II Enthusiasts, Facebook. 2021-04-05.
  5. Advanced Logic Systems (PDF). Accessed 2021-11-24.
  6. Advanced Logic Systems, Inc., CorporationWiki. Accessed 2021-11-24.
  7. The CP/M CARD by Roger Johnstone, VintageWare. Accessed 2021-11-24.

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