HP CEO to Speak at Haas Oct. 8

Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd will give a talk from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Oct. 8 in Arthur Andersen Auditorium as part of the Dean's Speaker Series.

Hurd, who also holds the title of president and chairman, took the helm of HP in early 2005 after spending 25 years at NCR Corp., where he held a variety of management, operations, sales, and marketing roles, including CEO and COO. Since taking the reins at HP, Hurd has sharpened the company's focus on key growth opportunities, increasing revenue from $80 billion in fiscal year 2004 to $118.4 billion in fiscal 2008.

The event is free and open to all members of the Haas community. However, registration is required at http://register.haas.berkeley.edu/MarkHurd/MarkHurd.aspx. For more details on the Dean's Speaker Series, visit haas.berkeley.edu/haas/about/deansspeakers.html.