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Whitman speaks at the Tech Museum in San Jose, CA, February 17, 2009
Margaret Cushing Whitman

August 4, 1956 (1956-08-04) (age 65)
Alma mater Princeton University (A.B.)
Harvard Business School (M.B.A.)
Occupation President and CEO of Hewlett-Packard
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Griffith Rutherford Harsh IV

Margaret Cushing Whitman (born August 4, 1956) is an American billionaire. She is the president and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard.

She was CEO of the online auction site eBay from 1998 to 2008. She also worked for DreamWorks, Procter & Gamble, and Hasbro. In 2010, she ran for Governor of California as a Republican. Her campaign was paid for mostly by millions of her own money. Even though she spent over $100 million, she still lost to Jerry Brown.

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