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Cara Carleton Fiorina (Sneed)

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Birthplace: Austin, Travis County, Texas, United States
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Daughter of The Hon. Joseph Sneed, III and Madelon Montross Sneed
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About Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina (born Cara Carleton Sneed; September 6, 1954) is an American former business executive and was the Republican nominee for the United States Senate from California in 2010. Fiorina served as chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard from 1999 to 2005 and previously was an executive at AT&T and its equipment and technology spinoff, Lucent.

Fiorina was considered one of the most powerful women in business during her tenure at Lucent and Hewlett-Packard. While she was chief executive at HP, the company weathered the collapse of the dot-com bubble, although the stock lost half of its value throughout her tenure. In 2002, the company completed a contentious merger with rival computer company Compaq, which made HP the world's largest personal computer manufacturer. In 2005, Fiorina was forced to resign as chief executive officer and chair of HP following "differences [with the board of directors] about how to execute HP's strategy." She has frequently been ranked as one of the worst tech CEOs of all time.

Fiorina served as an advisor to Republican John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign. She was the Republican nominee for the United States Senate from California in 2010, losing to incumbent Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer. She is actively considering running for President in 2016.

She has two step children:Frank Fiorina had two daughters, Traci and Lori Ann, from his first marriage. Their mother, Patricia, was awarded custody of the two, following the divorce.[297] Fiorina helped her husband with raising his daughters. Lori Ann struggled with alcoholism, substance abuse and bulimia. She died in 2009 at age 35 (Wikipedia)

She has two grandchildren (or stepgrandchildren?): Kara (age 14 in 2010) and Morgan (age 6 in 2010)

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Carly Fiorina's Timeline

1954
September 6, 1954
Austin, Travis County, Texas, United States