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Carly Fiorina

Posted: May 15, 2015 | By: Harkin Institute Tagged:

Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina was born on September 6, 1954 in Austin, TX. She went on to attend Stanford University, where she majored in philosophy and medieval history, graduating in 1976. She then earned an MBA in marketing and the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland College Park and Masters in management from the MIT Sloan School of Management. In 1980, she was hired AT&T and went on to rise to Senior Vice President of the company. In 1995, she led corporate operations for Lucent, a spin-off from AT&T. She was hired as CEO of Hewlett Packard in 1999 and served as Chairman and CEO for 6 years. Fiorina is recognized as the first woman to lead a Fortune 50 company. She ran for the U.S. Senate in 2010, losing to incumbent Barbara Boxer. Fiorina and husband Frank currently live in Virginia.

Carly Fiorina announced her 2016 presidential campaign on May 4, 2015.

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