- About Meg Whitman
Full name: Meg Whitman
Also known as: Meg Whitman, Whitman, Meg
Education: Princeton University
Professions: American business woman
Residence: Atherton, California, U.S.
Work: Republican nominee for Governor of California
Occupation: President and CEO of Hewlett-Packard
- Meg Whitman Known for
Makers: Women Who Make America (2013), Hannity (2009), Charlie Rose (1991), The View (1997)
- Meg Whitman Biography
Margaret Cushing "Meg" Whitman (born August 4, 1956) is an American business executive. She is the chairman, president and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard. A native of Long Island, New York, she is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School. Whitman served as an executive in The Walt Disney Company where she was vice president of strategic planning throughout the 1980s. In the 1990s, she served as an executive for DreamWorks, Procter & Gamble, and Hasbro. Whitman served as president and chief executive officer of eBay from 1998 to 2008. During her 10 years with the company, she oversaw its expansion from 30 employees and $4 million in annual revenue to more than 15,000 employees and $8 billion in annual revenue. In 2014, Whitman was named 20th in Forbes list of the 100 most powerful women in the world.In 2008, she was cited by The New York Times as among the women most likely to become the first female President of the United States. In February 2009, Whitman announced her candidacy for Governor of California, becoming the third woman in a 20-year period to run for the office. She won the Republican primary in June 2010. The fourth wealthiest woman in the state of California with a net worth of $1.3 billion in 2010, she spent more of her own money on the race than any other political candidate spent on a single election in American history, spending $144 million total of her own fortune and $178.5 million including donors. Whitman lost to Jerry Brown in the November 2 election.
- Meg Whitman Family
Spouse: Griffith Rutherford Harsh IV
Childrens: Two sons
- Meg Whitman Net Worth