Friday, August 28, 2015

Carly Fiorina’s New Campaign Spokesman? Former Foe Tom Perkins - Digits - WSJ

No doubt reassuring to HP shareholders from that time period

"Republican presidential candidate and former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Carly Fiorina received solid support from an unlikely source.

Tom Perkins, the one-time HP board member and storied venture capitalist who co-founded Kleiner Perkins Caulfield Byers, rose to Ms. Fiorina’s defense Thursday with a full-page letter published in the New York Times and paid for by Ms. Fiorina’s super PAC, or political action committee.

“Critics often claim Carly was fired at HP because she was unsuccessful,” Mr. Perkins wrote. “As a member of the board, I can tell you this is not true. In truth, it was the Board I was a part of that was ineffective and dysfunctional.”"
Carly Fiorina’s New Campaign Spokesman? Former Foe Tom Perkins - Digits - WSJ
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