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David Packard

An American businessman who co-founded Hewlett-Packard. He established the company in his garage with William Hewlett in 1939. Packard handled the management while Hewlett was responsible for the technical innovations. Packard served as president, CEO and chairman of the board for most of HP's history prior to 1993. He also served in the Nixon administration. Packard lived from 1912 to 1996.
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Ann Baxter, chair of the Teeswide Safeguarding Adults Board, and Dave Packard, chair of the Hartlepool Safeguarding Children Board, at a news conference following the publication of findings of an inquiry into the murder of Angela Wrightson by two teenagers Tom Wilkinson
In the past, technology companies were founded in garages, college dormitories and basements, and the famous garage where Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard began and what became today's global technology giant, Hewlett-Packard, has become a tourist hotspot in California.
Summary: In the past, technology companies were founded in garages, college dormitories and basements, and the famous garage where Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard began and .
The move marks the end of one of the most enduring Silicon Valley entities, which began back in 1939 with Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, both electrical engineering graduates from Stanford University.
It breaks up a company formed in the 1930s by Stanford University graduates Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard to make electric equipment, and whose Palo Alto garage has been dubbed ''the birthplace of Silicon Valley.
The company was founded by inventors and Stanford engineers Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in 1939.
A split would be a major turning point for the iconic company, which was founded 75 years ago by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in a garage in Palo Alto, California.
Stanford electrical engineers Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard founded the company at a Palo Alto garage with $538 and a Sears-Roebuck drill press.
In 1939, the technology company Hewlett-Packard was founded by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in a garage in Palo Alto, Calif.
The founders of HP, Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, whom I knew, would have been furious at these behaviors.
When Dave Packard was deputy secretary he argued for all these features, but in truth, got stiffed by the system.