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Carly Fiorina

Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard
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Net worth 2018: $59 Million
Industry: Business Women
Residence: Austin
Country: United States
BirthDay: 6 September 1954
Sigh: Libra
Height: 1.68 m
Education: Stanford University, University of Maryland, College Park, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT Sloan School of Management, University of Toronto Mississauga, University of California, Los Angeles, Robert H. Smith School of Business, UCLA School of
BIOGRAPHY

Carly Fiorina was bornon 6 September 1954 in Austin, American, is Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard. Carly Fiorina is the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hewlett-Packard (HP) and the current Chair of the non-profit philanthropic organization Good360. A highly accomplished former business executive, she became the first woman to head a company listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, when in 1999 she was chosen as the CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HP). The first woman to lead one of the top twenty U.S. companies, she was instrumental in achieving the merger of HP with rival computer company Compaq which resulted in HP becoming the world's largest personal computer manufacturer. The daughter of a prominent judge, Fiorina had decided to follow in her father’s footsteps and enrolled at the law school at the University of California. However, she soon realized that a legal career was not for her and dropped out, much to the chagrin of her father. Eventually she earned an MBA and embarked on a corporate career. Blessed with innate business acumen, she found much success, rising to become one of the most powerful women in American business. She also delved into politics and was once touted as a possible candidate for vice president. Fiorina, however, has higher ambitions and in May 2015, she announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$59 Million

TIMELINE
2015

In May 2015, she announced that she was bidding for the Republican presidential nomination to run for the U

2012

Carly Fiorina became chairman of Good360, a charitable organization, in 2012

2010

In the 2010 Senate election she ran against incumbent Barbara Boxer and was defeated by her

2009

Carly Fiorina was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009

2006

In 2006, she worked for Senator John McCain's presidential campaign and a couple of years later she became the fundraising chair for the Republican National Committee's "Victory" initiative

2002

Carly Fiorina’s biggest achievement as a business executive is the role she played in the 2002 merger of HP with Compaq, a leading competitor in the industry

2001

In September 2001, Fiorina announced the merger with Compaq, a leading competitor in the industry

1999

She joined Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) in July 1999 as the CEO, succeeding Lewis Platt, and becoming the first woman to lead a Fortune 20 company

1996

In late 1996, she was appointed president of Lucent's consumer products business and in 1997, she was appointed chair of Lucent's consumer communications joint venture with Philips, namely, Philips Consumer Communications

1990

By the late 1990s she had become one of the most prominent business executives in America and was aggressively courted by several top companies

1980

Carly Fiorina joined AT&T as a management trainee in 1980

1977

She married Todd Bartlem, a classmate at Stanford, in June 1977

1976

She studied philosophy and medieval history at Stanford University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1976

1954

She was born as Cara Carleton Sneed on September 6, 1954, in Austin, Texas, U

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