Follow the Business Leader: @MegWhitman

Meg Whitman is the president and CEO of the PC company, Hewlett-Packard. Before taking over for HP, she was the president and CEO of eBay from 1998 to 2008, which grew from $4 million in annual revenue to over $8 billion. She also worked as an executive at The Walt Disney Compnay, Dreamworks, Procter & Gamble, and Hasbro. Whitman earned her BA in economics from Princeton University in 1977 and later her MBA from Harvard Business School in 1979.

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