Meg Whitman

Meg Whitman, former President and CEO of eBay, was born August 4, 1956. She grew up on Long Island, New York, and attended Cold Spring Harbor High School where she graduated in three years, instead of the usual four. Ms. Whitman was among the top ten graduates in her class of 1974. At Princeton University she studied physics and mathematics with the intention of becoming a doctor. She changed her career goals after spending one summer selling magazines, and decided to study economics instead. She received her B.A. with honors from Princeton, and then earned her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1979. Meg Whitman is married to Stanford University Medical Center neurosurgeon Griffith Harsh IV, and lives in Atherton, California, since 1998

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