Amedeo Felisa was born in 1946 in Milan and graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University Politecnico of Milan.
Amedeo joined Alfa Romeo's Innovation and Experimentation Department in 1972 and became Head of Product Development in 1987.
In 1990 he joined Ferrari, and in July 2001 he became General Manager of the Gran Turismo Department.
In June 2004, Amedeo was appointed Deputy General Manager of Ferrari SpA, retaining his role as Gran Turismo General Manager. In 2006 Amedeo became General Manager of Ferrari and CEO of Ferrari in 2008.