William Hewlett

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Bill Hewlett

TIE 532


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Biographical Overview


William Hewlett, along with co
-
founder, David
Packard, formed the Hewlett
-
Packard Company.
He was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan.



Received his MS degree in electrical engineering
from MIT in 1936, and the degree of Electrical
Engineer from Stanford in 1939.



Formally incorporated Hewlett
-
Packard Company
on January 1, 1939.


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Contd. Bio. Overview


He was President of HP from 1964 to 1977, and
served as CEO from 1968 to 1978, when he was
succeeded by John Young. He remained
chairman of the executive committee until 1983,
and then served as vice chairman of the board
until 1987.



Quoted from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_R._Hewlett


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Major Accomplishments


“The HP company was Silicon Valley's defining partnership. It was also
the valley's first major start
-
up Scientific technology company, and one
of its most successful.” Silicon Valley was originally a thriving
orchard.(Hewlett.org)


In 1951 HP developed a high speed frequency counter. They were
used by radio stations to send out better signal strength. This
technology succeeded their frequency oscillator

that was used in vital
signs monitors used in the field of medicine. The elec. Circuit in the
oscillator produced a repetitive elec. Signal.


In 1964 HP developed the first desktop calculator.


In 1966 HP sold the first generation personal computer. The HP 2115.
(Computers were ONLY found in large companies before this release.)


In 1972 HP released the first scientific hand
-
held calculator.


In 1966, he and his wife founded the William and Flora Hewlett
Foundation. (hewlett.org)


In 1982 HP sold the first desktop mainframe computer.


In 1995 he received the Lemelson
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MIT Prize Lifetime Achievement
Award. (hewlett.org)

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Important Publications


Hewlett & Packard: Architects Of
The Info Age
http://www.businessweek.com/mag
azine/content/04_13/b3876054.ht
m


The HP Way:
http://www.strategy
-
business.com/press/16635507/857
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Long
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term significance of
Mr. Hewlett’s
accomplishments



Science, business management
medicine, and technology have all
benefited from Mr. Hewlett’s
accomplishments. The HP
company set new standards that
helped revolutionized the business,
and technology sectors.

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Relevance of Mr. Hewlett
in education


The HP Corporation helped set the
stage technologically in Silicon
Valley and throughout the USA.


The use of HP products presently
continue to influence and shape
minds in education.


Through technology and
philanthropy students, teachers,
and everyone win with this combo.

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Glossary


Orchard
-
An area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees


Oscillator
-
a circuit that produces an alternating output current of a certain
frequency determined by the characteristics of the circuit components.
(resistance
-
capacitance audio oscillator)


Engineer
-
a person trained and skilled in the design, construction, and use of
engines or machines


Philanthropy
-
the act of donating money, goods, services, time and/or effort to
support a socially beneficial cause, with a defined objective and with no
financial or material reward to the donor.


Management
-

the person or persons controlling and directing the affairs of a
business, institution, etc.


President
-
an officer appointed or elected to preside over an organized body of
persons.


Military
-
of, for, or pertaining to the army or armed forces


Medicine
-
any substance or substances used in treating disease or illness


Science
-
systematic knowledge of the physical or material world gained through
observation and experimentation.


Technolog
y
-
the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of
technical means and their interrelation with life, society, and the environment

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Remaining ?’s


Would there’ve been a Silicon
Valley without the HP company?


How has the “spying” scandal
affected HP?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_H
P_spying_scandal


How are HP stocks doing right
now?
http://finance.google.com/finance?
client=ob&q=NYSE:HP





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References


http://h40054.www4.hp.com/pressrel/pressefotos/fotos_history.html



http://www.hpmemory.org/wa_pages/wall_a_page_08.htm



http://www.hpmemory.org/wb_pages/wall_b_page_00.htm


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/5369202.stm



http://finance.google.com/finance?client=ob&q=NYSE:HPQ


http://www.hewlett.org/AboutUs/wmHewlettBio.htm


http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/07/26/hp_photos/


Image 1 & 2 from
http://h40054.www4.hp.com/pressrel/pressefotos/fotos_history.html


Image 3,4,5,6,
http://www.hpmemory.org/wa_pages/wall_a_page_08.htm


Image 7 and 8
http://www.hpmemory.org/wb_pages/wall_b_page_00.htm


Image 9 and 10
regmedia.co.uk/2006/07/26/hphouse.jpg