William Hewlett

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William Hewlett

An engineer and businessman (1913-2001) who co-founded the Hewlett-Packard Company in 1939. He served as president from 1964 to 1977 and CEO from 1968 to 1978. He remained involved well into the 1980s. He was also a noted philanthropist.
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But before all of the spying, before the congressional committees and before the criminal charges, two men, William Reddington Hewlett and David Packard, thought of a business model.