Hewlett Packard Company Founders' History
This chapter is under construction. It will be a short-form history of the founders of the Hewlett Packard Company. Building this chapter is done using many sources of information. Books and publications used are listed at the bottom of this page.
In 2005, interviews were conducted among several dozen of HP's past top management. They were asked to describe their interactions with Dave Packard and Bill Hewlett during their HP careers. These managers reveal that all of the HP management and work culture streamed down directly from the values and personalities of the Founders.
To view the 24 minute video, click this URL:
HP Origins Video on youtube
To record the names of many of those key HP managers of the second half of the 20th Century, shown in the video, we have put their names in these captions.