Hewlett-Packard technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, USA. HP is one of the world's largest information technology companies and operates in nearly every country. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, data storage, and networking hardware, designing software and delivering services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. HP markets its products to households, small to medium size businesses and enterprises both directly, via online distribution, consumer-electronics and office-supply retailers, software partners and major technology vendors.
Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard graduated in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1935. The company originated in a garage in nearby Palo Alto during a fellowship they had with a past professor, Frederick Terman at Stanford during the Great Depression. Terman was considered a mentor to them in forming Hewlett-Packard. In 1939, Packard and Hewlett established Hewlett-Packard (HP) in Packard's garage with an initial capital investment of US$538. Hewlett and Packard tossed a coin to decide whether the company they founded would be called Hewlett-Packard or Packard-Hewlett[ Packard won the coin toss but named their electronics manufacturing enterprise the "Hewlett-Packard Company". HP incorporated on August 18, 1947, and went public on November 6, 1957.
Current Team (69)Update
VP of Engineering
Aug 30, 2010
VP / GM Middle East, Mediterranean & Africaommercial Channel EMEA
Director of Innovation, Print and Personal Systems
EVP, Strategic Growth Initiatives
Jan 1, 2005
WW Sales Compensation Operations, Process and Capabilities
Senior Email Marketing Manager
Sep 16, 2013
Past Team (706)Update
Business Manager, Consumer PC Global Business Division
Jun, 2001 - Aug, 2005
Senior Engineering positions
1997 - Jan, 1998
Vice President of Corporate Communications
President / CEO
1960 - Jan, 1992
Leadership and Management Roles
Dec 13, 2000 - Feb 13, 2010
Worked Directly or Indirectly
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