Difference between revisions of "Carly Fiorina"

From Conservapedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(stuff)
 
(24 intermediate revisions by 5 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
[[File:Carly Fiorina 1.jpg|150px|right]]
 
[[File:Carly Fiorina 1.jpg|150px|right]]
 +
'''Cara Carleton''' "'''Carly'''" '''Fiorina''' (née '''Sneed'''; born September 6, 1954) is an American businesswoman. Fiorina is known primarily for her tenure as CEO of [[Hewlett-Packard]] (HP) and as Chair of the philanthropic organization Good360. She ran for the [[Republican Party]]'s nomination of [[President of the United States]] in 2016. She has since become a [[Never Trumper]].<ref>Caplan, Joshua (December 16, 2019). [https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/12/16/carly-fiorina-vital-for-trump-to-be-impeached/ Carly Fiorina: ‘Vital’ for Trump to Be Impeached]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved December 16, 2019.</ref><ref>Yilek, Caitlin (December 16, 2019). [https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/vital-that-he-be-impeached-carly-fiorina-breaks-ranks-with-republicans-on-trump 'Vital that he be impeached': Carly Fiorina breaks ranks with Republicans on Trump]. ''Washington Examiner''. Retrieved December 16, 2019.</ref>
  
'''Carly Fiorina''' (born September 6, 1954) was president and chief executive officer of [[Hewlett-Packard]] Company, one of the largest global technology companies in the world, from 1999 to 2005.
+
As [[Chief Executive Officer]] of [[Hewlett-Packard|HP]] from 1999 to 2005, Fiorina was the first woman to lead a Top-20 company as ranked by ''[[Fortune 500|Fortune]]'' Magazine.<ref name=Sellers09>{{cite news|last1=Sellers|first1=Patricia|title=Behind Fortune's Most Powerful Women|url=http://fortune.com/2009/03/23/behind-fortunes-most-powerful-women/|accessdate=April 1, 2015|work=Fortune|date=March 23, 2009}}</ref> In 2002, Fiorina oversaw what was then the largest technology sector merger in history, in which HP acquired rival [[personal computer]] manufacturer, [[Compaq]]. The transaction made HP the world's largest seller of personal computers.<ref>{{Cite web|title = The H-P/Compaq Union, From Controversy to Success|url = https://blogs.wsj.com/deals/2007/08/16/the-h-pcompaq-union-from-controversy-to-success/ |website = WSJ Blogs – Deal Journal |date = 2007-08-16|accessdate = 2015-10-08|first = Stephen|last = Grocer}}</ref><ref>Bagley, Constance. ''[https://books.google.com/books?id=WjVBBAAAQBAJ&pg=PA599&lpg=PA599 Managers and the Legal Environment: Strategies for the 21st Century]'', p. 599 (Cengage Learning 2015).</ref> HP subsequently laid off 30,000 U.S. employees in order to save 80,000 jobs.<ref>{{Cite web|title = Carly Fiorina: Secretary to CEO|url = http://www.FromSecretarytoCEO.com |website = Carly Fiorina: Secretary to CEO| accessdate = 2016-01-06}}</ref><ref name=Farley/><ref name="Goldman">Goldman, David. [https://money.cnn.com/2015/09/21/technology/fiorina-layoffs/ "Behind Carly Fiorina's 30,000 HP layoffs"], [[CNN]] (September 21, 2015): "She has also noted – correctly — that despite bruising layoffs, she hired more people than she fired. HP and Compaq had a combined 148,100 employees just before she was hired in 1999, and 150,000 by the time she was fired in 2005."</ref> In February 2005, she was forced to resign as CEO and Chair, following a boardroom disagreement.<ref name=stanford/><ref name=PuiWing/><ref name=Burrows/>
  
==Education==
+
In March 2016, Fiorina endorsed [[Ted Cruz]] for the nomination. On April 27, 2016, Cruz named Fiorina as his running mate. On May 3, 2016, Cruz dropped out of the race. On December 19, 2016, after Trump's victory in [[United States presidential election, 2016|the election]], the [[Electoral College]] convened; Fiorina received one electoral vote for [[Vice President of the United States]].<ref>{{Cite news|url=https://www.wsj.com/articles/donald-trump-wins-enough-electoral-votes-to-become-president-1482187075|title=Donald Trump Wins Enough Electoral Votes to Become President|last=Tau|first=Byron|date=2016-12-20|newspaper=Wall Street Journal|access-date=2017-05-17|issn=0099-9660}}</ref>
She is a graduate of [[Stanford University]] and holds a master of science degree from [[MIT]]'s Sloan School.
+
  
==Business career==
+
==Early life==
She held senior leadership positions at [[AT&T]] and [[Lucent Technologies]] for nearly 20 years. She was the CEO of Hewlitt-Packard for five years. She merged it with Compaq spun off the R&D component into Agilent. She commoditized the "Grey Lady of Silicon Valley". ''[[Fortune]]'' magazine ranked her the most powerful woman in American business <ref>http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/1998/10/12/249284/index.htm</ref> and ''[[Time magazine|Time]]'' listed her as one of the top 100 most influential people in the world.<ref>http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2005/time100-0413.html</ref> She was succeeded by Meg Whitman who further broke up the Lady.
+
Fiorina was born in [[Austin, Texas]]. Her parents were [[Joseph Tyree Sneed, III]] and Madelon Montross. She studied at [[Stanford University]], at the [[University of Maryland]], and at the [[Massachusetts Institute of Technology]].  
  
==Political career==
+
Fiorina was raised [[Episcopalian]].<ref>{{Cite news|url=https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/04/carly-fiorina-faith_n_7205738.html|title=5 Faith Facts About Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina: ‘What You Make Of Yourself Is Your Gift To God'|last=Service|first=Religion News|date=2015-05-04|newspaper=Huffington Post|access-date=2017-05-17|language=en-US}}</ref>
Carly Fiorina has [[conservative]] [[Republican]] leanings, though she has shown an unusual amount of sympathy for the [[pro-choice]] movement.<ref>http://www.lifenews.com/state4377.html</ref> She actively supported [[John McCain]] and [[Mitt Romney]] for president in 2008 and 2012, respectively. She was the failed Republican candidate for the United States Senate from California in the election of 2010 but lost to incumbent Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer. On May 4, 2015, Fiorina formally launched a campaign for the Republican nomination for president of the United States in the [[2016 presidential election|2016 election]]which was also a failure.<ref>http://www.wsj.com/articles/carly-fiorina-im-running-for-president-1430739879</ref>
+
 
 +
==Career==
 +
In 2002, Fiorina undertook the biggest high-tech merger in history with rival computer company [[Compaq]], which made [[Hewlett-Packard|HP]] the world's largest personal computer manufacturer.<ref>Bagley, Constance.  ''[https://books.google.com/books?id=WjVBBAAAQBAJ&pg=PA599&lpg=PA599 Managers and the Legal Environment: Strategies for the 21st Century]'', p. 599 (Cengage Learning 2015).</ref><ref>{{cite web |publisher=CRN |url=http://www.crn.com/news/mobility/231601009/the-hp-compaq-merger-partners-reflect-10-years-later.htm| title=The HP-Compaq Merger: Partners Reflect 10 Years Later |first=Rob |last=Wright|date=September 8, 2011|accessdate=May 9, 2015}}</ref>
 +
 
 +
Fiorina performed unpaid service on the Defense Business Board, which looked at staffing issues, among others, at [[The Pentagon]].<ref name="Williamson">{{Cite news|url=https://www.wsj.com/articles/carly-fiorina-im-running-for-president-1430739879|title=Fiorina’s Time at H-P Gets a Close Look|last=Williamson|first=Elizabeth|date=2015-05-05|newspaper=Wall Street Journal|access-date=2017-05-17|issn=0099-9660}}</ref>
 +
 
 +
Fiorina spent two years leading the [[Central Intelligence Agency]]'s External Advisory Board, from 2007 to 2009,<ref name="Williamson"/> and became chair of that board,<ref>{{Cite news|url=https://www.nationalreview.com/article/417938/ceo-and-cia-jim-geraghty|title=The CEO and the CIA|newspaper=National Review|access-date=2017-05-17|language=en}}</ref> when the board was first created in 2007 by then-CIA director [[Michael Hayden]] during the [[George W. Bush]] administration.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.thedailybeast.com/carly-fiorina-is-getting-a-cpac-upgrade|title=Carly Fiorina Is Getting a CPAC Upgrade|last=Jackie Kucinich|date=2017-01-30|website=The Daily Beast|accessdate=2017-05-17}}</ref>
 +
 
 +
After resigning as CEO of HP, Fiorina served on the boards of several organizations and as an advisor to Republican [[John McCain]]'s 2008 presidential campaign. She won a three-way race for the Republican nomination for the [[United States Senate]] from California in 2010 but lost the general election to incumbent [[Democratic Party|Democrat]] Senator [[Barbara Boxer]].<ref>{{cite news|last=McKinley|first=Jesse|url=https://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/03/us/politics/03calif.html|title=In California, Boxer Wins Senate Race, and Brown Is Leading for Governor|date=November 3, 2010|publisher=The New York Times|accessdate=November 3, 2010}}</ref>
 +
 
 +
== U.S. Senate candidacy for California, 2010 ==
 +
On November 4, 2009, Fiorina formally announced her candidacy in the 2010 Senate election in a bid to unseat incumbent Democrat [[Barbara Boxer]].<ref>{{Cite news|url=https://www.cbsnews.com/news/carly-fiorina-announces-calif-senate-run/|title=Carly Fiorina Announces Calif. Senate Run|access-date=2017-05-17|language=en}}</ref>
 +
 
 +
On June 8, 2010, Fiorina won the Republican primary election for the Senate with over 50 percent of the vote, beating [[Tom Campbell]] and State Assemblyman [[Chuck DeVore]].<ref>{{Cite news|url=https://www.cbsnews.com/news/fiorina-wins-gop-senate-primary-in-california/|title=Fiorina Wins GOP Senate Primary in California|access-date=2017-05-17|language=en}}</ref>
 +
 
 +
On November 4, 2010, Boxer won the general election with 52.2% to Fiorina's 42.2%, a comfortable margin due to heavy turnout among Democrats especially in [[Los Angeles]].<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.nytimes.com/elections/2010/results/california.html|title=California - Election Results 2010 - The New York Times|website=www.nytimes.com|language=en|accessdate=2017-05-17}}</ref><ref>{{Cite news|url=http://articles.latimes.com/2010/nov/04/local/la-me-1104-senate-20101104|title=Barbara Boxer overcame several hurdles to defeat Carly Fiorina in Senate race|last=Reston|first=Maeve|date=2010-11-04|newspaper=Los Angeles Times|access-date=2017-05-17|language=en-US|issn=0458-3035}}</ref><ref>{{Cite news|url=https://www.cbsnews.com/news/california-election-results-how-barbara-boxer-bucked-a-national-trend-by-beating-carly-fiorina/|title=California Election Results: How Barbara Boxer Bucked a National Trend by Beating Carly Fiorina|access-date=2017-05-17|language=en}}</ref>
 +
 
 +
==2016 presidential campaign==
 +
In May 2015, Fiorina announced she was running for President.<ref>{{cite web|title=Carly Fiorina is Running for President|publisher=Politico|url=https://www.politico.com/2015/05/carly-fiorina-2016-presidential-bid-117593.html|accessdate=May 5, 2015}}</ref> She withdrew on February 10, 2016.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.cnn.com/2016/02/10/politics/carly-fiorina-drops-out-suspends-campaign/|title=Carl Fiorina Ends Presidential Bid|publisher=CNN.com|accessdate=February 13, 2016}}</ref>
  
 
==Personal life==
 
==Personal life==
On February 20, 2009, Fiorina was diagnosed with breast cancer. She underwent surgery at Stanford Hospital on March 2, 2009, followed by chemotherapy, which caused her to lose her hair, and radiation therapy. She seems to have made a full recovery.<ref>http://www.cnet.com/news/carly-fiorina-treated-for-breast-cancer/</ref>
+
Fiorina was married to Todd Bartlem from 1977 until they divorced in 1984. Then, she married Frank Fiorina in 1985.
 +
 
 +
Fiorina is a [[Christian]] who believes that everyone is "equal in the eyes of [[God]]."<ref>{{Cite web|url=http://www.christianpost.com/news/interview-potential-gop-presidential-candidate-carly-fiorina-talks-abortion-common-core-gay-marriage-and-her-christian-faith-133652/|title=Interview: Potential GOP Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina Talks Abortion, Common Core, Gay Marriage and Her Christian Faith|website=www.christianpost.com|language=en|accessdate=2017-05-17}}</ref>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
<references/>
+
{{reflist}}
  
==External links==
+
==Other websites==
*[http://www.carlyfiorina.com/ Carly Fiorina Enterprises]
+
*[https://carlyfiorina.com/ Carly Fiorina] - official website
*[https://carlyforpresident.com Carly Fiorina 2016 campaign website]
+
*[https://citizencarly.com/ Citizen Carly Short Film]
 +
*[https://fromsecretarytoceo.com/ From Secretary to CEO]
  
 
{{DEFAULTSORT:Fiorina, Carly}}
 
{{DEFAULTSORT:Fiorina, Carly}}
Line 27: Line 48:
 
[[Category:Fiscal Conservatives]]
 
[[Category:Fiscal Conservatives]]
 
[[Category:2010 Midterm Elections]]
 
[[Category:2010 Midterm Elections]]
 +
[[Category:Never Trumpers]]
 
[[Category:Women]]
 
[[Category:Women]]
 
[[Category:2016 Presidential Candidates]]
 
[[Category:2016 Presidential Candidates]]

Latest revision as of 17:52, 8 November 2020

Carly Fiorina 1.jpg

Cara Carleton "Carly" Fiorina (née Sneed; born September 6, 1954) is an American businesswoman. Fiorina is known primarily for her tenure as CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HP) and as Chair of the philanthropic organization Good360. She ran for the Republican Party's nomination of President of the United States in 2016. She has since become a Never Trumper.[1][2]

As Chief Executive Officer of HP from 1999 to 2005, Fiorina was the first woman to lead a Top-20 company as ranked by Fortune Magazine.[3] In 2002, Fiorina oversaw what was then the largest technology sector merger in history, in which HP acquired rival personal computer manufacturer, Compaq. The transaction made HP the world's largest seller of personal computers.[4][5] HP subsequently laid off 30,000 U.S. employees in order to save 80,000 jobs.[6][7][8] In February 2005, she was forced to resign as CEO and Chair, following a boardroom disagreement.[9][10][11]

In March 2016, Fiorina endorsed Ted Cruz for the nomination. On April 27, 2016, Cruz named Fiorina as his running mate. On May 3, 2016, Cruz dropped out of the race. On December 19, 2016, after Trump's victory in the election, the Electoral College convened; Fiorina received one electoral vote for Vice President of the United States.[12]

Early life

Fiorina was born in Austin, Texas. Her parents were Joseph Tyree Sneed, III and Madelon Montross. She studied at Stanford University, at the University of Maryland, and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Fiorina was raised Episcopalian.[13]

Career

In 2002, Fiorina undertook the biggest high-tech merger in history with rival computer company Compaq, which made HP the world's largest personal computer manufacturer.[14][15]

Fiorina performed unpaid service on the Defense Business Board, which looked at staffing issues, among others, at The Pentagon.[16]

Fiorina spent two years leading the Central Intelligence Agency's External Advisory Board, from 2007 to 2009,[16] and became chair of that board,[17] when the board was first created in 2007 by then-CIA director Michael Hayden during the George W. Bush administration.[18]

After resigning as CEO of HP, Fiorina served on the boards of several organizations and as an advisor to Republican John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign. She won a three-way race for the Republican nomination for the United States Senate from California in 2010 but lost the general election to incumbent Democrat Senator Barbara Boxer.[19]

U.S. Senate candidacy for California, 2010

On November 4, 2009, Fiorina formally announced her candidacy in the 2010 Senate election in a bid to unseat incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer.[20]

On June 8, 2010, Fiorina won the Republican primary election for the Senate with over 50 percent of the vote, beating Tom Campbell and State Assemblyman Chuck DeVore.[21]

On November 4, 2010, Boxer won the general election with 52.2% to Fiorina's 42.2%, a comfortable margin due to heavy turnout among Democrats especially in Los Angeles.[22][23][24]

2016 presidential campaign

In May 2015, Fiorina announced she was running for President.[25] She withdrew on February 10, 2016.[26]

Personal life

Fiorina was married to Todd Bartlem from 1977 until they divorced in 1984. Then, she married Frank Fiorina in 1985.

Fiorina is a Christian who believes that everyone is "equal in the eyes of God."[27]

References

  1. Caplan, Joshua (December 16, 2019). Carly Fiorina: ‘Vital’ for Trump to Be Impeached. Breitbart News. Retrieved December 16, 2019.
  2. Yilek, Caitlin (December 16, 2019). 'Vital that he be impeached': Carly Fiorina breaks ranks with Republicans on Trump. Washington Examiner. Retrieved December 16, 2019.
  3. "Behind Fortune's Most Powerful Women", Fortune, March 23, 2009. Retrieved on April 1, 2015. 
  4. Grocer, Stephen (2007-08-16). The H-P/Compaq Union, From Controversy to Success. Retrieved on 2015-10-08.
  5. Bagley, Constance. Managers and the Legal Environment: Strategies for the 21st Century, p. 599 (Cengage Learning 2015).
  6. Carly Fiorina: Secretary to CEO. Retrieved on 2016-01-06.
  7. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Farley
  8. Goldman, David. "Behind Carly Fiorina's 30,000 HP layoffs", CNN (September 21, 2015): "She has also noted – correctly — that despite bruising layoffs, she hired more people than she fired. HP and Compaq had a combined 148,100 employees just before she was hired in 1999, and 150,000 by the time she was fired in 2005."
  9. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named stanford
  10. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named PuiWing
  11. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Burrows
  12. Tau, Byron. "Donald Trump Wins Enough Electoral Votes to Become President", 2016-12-20. 
  13. Service, Religion News. "5 Faith Facts About Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina: ‘What You Make Of Yourself Is Your Gift To God'", 2015-05-04. (en-US) 
  14. Bagley, Constance. Managers and the Legal Environment: Strategies for the 21st Century, p. 599 (Cengage Learning 2015).
  15. Wright, Rob (September 8, 2011). The HP-Compaq Merger: Partners Reflect 10 Years Later. CRN. Retrieved on May 9, 2015.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Williamson, Elizabeth. "Fiorina’s Time at H-P Gets a Close Look", 2015-05-05. 
  17. "The CEO and the CIA". (en) 
  18. Jackie Kucinich (2017-01-30). Carly Fiorina Is Getting a CPAC Upgrade. Retrieved on 2017-05-17.
  19. McKinley, Jesse. "In California, Boxer Wins Senate Race, and Brown Is Leading for Governor", The New York Times, November 3, 2010. Retrieved on November 3, 2010. 
  20. "Carly Fiorina Announces Calif. Senate Run". (en) 
  21. "Fiorina Wins GOP Senate Primary in California". (en) 
  22. California - Election Results 2010 - The New York Times (en). Retrieved on 2017-05-17.
  23. Reston, Maeve. "Barbara Boxer overcame several hurdles to defeat Carly Fiorina in Senate race", 2010-11-04. (en-US) 
  24. "California Election Results: How Barbara Boxer Bucked a National Trend by Beating Carly Fiorina". (en) 
  25. Carly Fiorina is Running for President. Politico. Retrieved on May 5, 2015.
  26. Carl Fiorina Ends Presidential Bid. CNN.com. Retrieved on February 13, 2016.
  27. Interview: Potential GOP Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina Talks Abortion, Common Core, Gay Marriage and Her Christian Faith (en). Retrieved on 2017-05-17.

Other websites