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Carly Fiorina

Carly FiorinaAKA Cara Carleton Sneed

Born: 6-Sep-1954
Birthplace: Austin, TX

Gender: Female
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CEO of Hewlett Packard, 1999-2005

The first woman to head a DOW 30 company, and one of only eight women who head Fortune 500 companies. She was responsible for the merger of Compaq with HP. Ran unsuccessfully for US Senate in 2010, losing to incumbent Barbara Boxer. Presently running for the Republican Party's Presidential nomination.

[1] Radio interview with Hugh Hewitt, 4 November 2009. Hewitt: Now tell us a little bit about your faith. Are you a Roman Catholic? Fiorina: My husband is Catholic. I actually was raised Episcopalian.

Father: Joseph T. Sneed (federal judge/law professor, b. 21-Jul-1920, d. 7-Feb-2008)
Mother: Madelon Juergens (abstract artist, d. 1998)
Sister: Clara Sneed
Brother: Joseph Sneed IV
Husband: (div.)
Husband: Frank Fiorina (retired VP at AT&T, m. 1985)
Daughter: (2 stepdaughters)

    University: BA Medieval History and Philosophy, Stanford University (1976)
    Law School: UCLA (dropped out after one semester)
    University: MBA, University of Maryland at College Park (1980)
    University: MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1989)
    Administrator: MIT Corporation (2004-)

    Hewlett-Packard CEO (1999-2005)
    Lucent Group President, Lucent Global Service (1997-99)
    Philips Consumer Communications Chairman (1997-98)
    Lucent President of Lucent Consumer Products (1996-97)
    AT&T EVP (1995-96)
    Member of the Board of New York Stock Exchange
    Member of the Board of Kellogg (1997-)
    Member of the Board of Merck (1999-2000)
    Economic Club of Washington, DC
    John McCain 2008
    Risk Factors: Breast Cancer

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Author of books:
Tough Choices: A Memoir (2006)

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