Bill Hewlett

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William Redington Hewlett (May 20, 1913 – January 12, 2001) was an American engineer and the co-founder, with David Packard, of the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP).wikipedia
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David Packard

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William Redington Hewlett (May 20, 1913 – January 12, 2001) was an American engineer and the co-founder, with David Packard, of the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP). Hewlett attended undergraduate classes taught by Fred Terman at Stanford and became acquainted with David Packard.
David Packard (September 7, 1912 – March 26, 1996) was an American electrical engineer and co-founder, with William Hewlett, of Hewlett-Packard (1939), serving as president (1947–64), CEO (1964–68), and Chairman of the Board (1964–68, 1972–93)of Hp.

Hewlett-Packard

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William Redington Hewlett (May 20, 1913 – January 12, 2001) was an American engineer and the co-founder, with David Packard, of the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP).
The company was founded in a one-car garage in Palo Alto by Bill Hewlett and David Packard, and initially produced a line of electronic test equipment.

Stanford University

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He attended Lowell High School and was accepted at Stanford University as a favor to his late father who had died of a brain tumor in 1925. Hewlett received his Bachelor's degree from Stanford University in 1934, a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from MIT in 1936, and the degree of Electrical Engineer from Stanford in 1939.
Hewlett-Packard, 1939, founders William R. Hewlett (B.S, PhD) and David Packard (M.S).

Steve Jobs

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A young Steve Jobs, then age 12, called Hewlett (whose number was in the Phone book) and requested any available parts for a frequency counter he was building.
When he was 13 in 1968, Jobs was given a summer job by Bill Hewlett (of Hewlett-Packard) after Jobs cold-called him to ask for parts for an electronics project: "He didn't know me at all, but he ended up giving me some parts and he got me a job that summer working at Hewlett-Packard on the line, assembling frequency counters...well, assembling may be too strong. I was putting in screws. It didn't matter; I was in heaven."

Hewlett Foundation

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In 1966, William Hewlett and his wife Flora founded the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, which became one of the largest private foundations in the United States.
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, commonly known as the Hewlett Foundation, is a private foundation, established by Hewlett-Packard cofounder William Redington Hewlett and his wife Flora Lamson Hewlett in 1966.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Hewlett received his Bachelor's degree from Stanford University in 1934, a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from MIT in 1936, and the degree of Electrical Engineer from Stanford in 1939.
Hewlett-Packard, 1939, co-founder William R. Hewlett (M.S).

John A. Young

He was president of HP from 1964 to 1977, and served as CEO from 1968 to 1978, when he was succeeded by John A. Young.
Young succeeded William Hewlett as president of Hewlett-Packard in 1977, receiving the titles of chief operating officer in 1977 and chief executive officer in 1978.

Heinz Awards

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The 3rd Annual Heinz Award Chairman's Medal (with David Packard) (1997)

Institute of Radio Engineers

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Hewlett was president of the Institute of Radio Engineers in 1954.
Other notable presidents of the IRE included Irving Langmuir (1923), John H. Morecroft (1924), Lee deForest (1930), Louis A. Hazeltine (1936), Frederick E. Terman (1941), Arthur F. Van Dyck (1942), William R. Hewlett (1954), Ernst Weber (1959; also first president of IEEE, 1963) and Patrick E. Haggerty (1962).

Hewlett Teaching Center

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In 1999, the William R. Hewlett Teaching Center at Stanford was named in his honor.
The William R. Hewlett Teaching Center is a building at Stanford University in California, United States named for William R. Hewlett, co-founder of Hewlett-Packard.

Entrepreneur Walk of Fame

Entrepreneur Walk of Fame (2011)
These were Bill Gates, Bill Hewlett, Bob Swanson, David Packard, Mitch Kapor, Steve Jobs, and Thomas Edison.

Flora Hewlett

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In 1939 he married Flora Lamson, and the couple eventually had 5 children: Eleanor, Walter, James, William and Mary.
In 1939, she married Bill Hewlett, the co-founder of Hewlett-Packard.

Frederick Terman

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Hewlett attended undergraduate classes taught by Fred Terman at Stanford and became acquainted with David Packard.
Terman's students at Stanford included Oswald Garrison Villard, Jr., Russell and Sigurd Varian, William Hewlett, and David Packard.

Lemelson–MIT Prize

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Lemelson-MIT Prize Lifetime Achievement Award (1995)
William Hewlett (Co-recipient, Lemelson–MIT Lifetime Achievement Award)

Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Hewlett was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where his father taught at the University of Michigan Medical School.

University of Michigan

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Hewlett was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where his father taught at the University of Michigan Medical School.

Stanford University School of Medicine

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In 1916 the family moved to San Francisco after his father, Albion Walter Hewlett, took a similar position at Stanford Medical School, located at the time in San Francisco.

Lowell High School (San Francisco)

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He attended Lowell High School and was accepted at Stanford University as a favor to his late father who had died of a brain tumor in 1925.

Bachelor's degree

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Hewlett received his Bachelor's degree from Stanford University in 1934, a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from MIT in 1936, and the degree of Electrical Engineer from Stanford in 1939.

Electrical engineering

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Hewlett received his Bachelor's degree from Stanford University in 1934, a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from MIT in 1936, and the degree of Electrical Engineer from Stanford in 1939.

Kappa Sigma

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He joined the Kappa Sigma fraternity during his time at Stanford.

The Walt Disney Company

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Their first big breakthrough came when Disney purchased multiple audio oscillators designed by Hewlett for use in the production of the film Fantasia.

Fantasia (1940 film)

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Their first big breakthrough came when Disney purchased multiple audio oscillators designed by Hewlett for use in the production of the film Fantasia.

Initial public offering

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The company incorporated in 1947 and tendered an initial public offering in 1957.

Intel

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Jobs then considered HP one of the companies that he admired, regarding it among the handful of companies (Disney and Intel were the others) that were built “to last, not just to make money”.