Margaret Whitman - TNC Board Member
Margaret Whitman Margaret Whitman - TNC Board Member © Courtesy of Margaret Whitman

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Margaret C. Whitman

TNC Global Board Member and President and CEO of Hewlett-Packard

Palo Alto, California

  • AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Corporate Strategy, Private Equity and Policy

  • Board Term

    March 2011 – October 2020

Biography

Ms. Whitman has served as HP’s President and Chief Executive Officer since September 2011. She has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of HP since January 2011. From March 2011 to September 2011, Ms. Whitman served as a part-time strategic advisor to Kleiner, Perkins, Caulfield & Byers, a private equity firm. Ms. Whitman served as President and Chief Executive Officer of eBay Inc., an ecommerce and payments company, from 1998 to March 2008. Prior to joining eBay, Ms. Whitman held executive level positions at Hasbro Inc., a toy company, FTD, Inc., a floral products company, The Stride Rite Corporation, a footwear company, The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment company, and Bain & Company, a consulting company. She also served as a director of The Procter & Gamble Company from 2003 to 2008 and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. from 2005 to 2008, having resigned from both boards of directors in preparation for her 2010 California gubernatorial bid.

She currently serves as a director of Procter & Gamble Company, Zipcar and Teach For America. Ms. Whitman received her bachelor’s degree in economics from Princeton University and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.

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