Patricia Dunn

  • Patricia Dunn

    Guilty! Not Guilty! Getting To The Bottom Of The Pattie Cakes Dunn Confusion

    Just hours before a California judge dismissed all charges against Patricia Dunn yesterday, several prominent media outlets reported that the former Hewlett-Packard chairwoman would plead guilty to the charges against her. To make matters worse, several headline qriters simplified the story and wrote as if the guilty plea had already happened. Everyone from CNN to […]

    / Mar 15, 2007 at 9:05 AM
  • Patricia Dunn


    A California judge dismissed charges against former Hewlett-Packard chairwoman Patricia “Pattie Cake” Dunn, her lawyer said today. The charges stemmed from a corporate spying scandal that arose last year and led to her ouster. Dunn and others were accused of authorizing an investigation that involved a controversial practice known as “pretexting” to obtain the phone […]

    / Mar 14, 2007 at 2:36 PM
  • Board of Directors, Hewlett-Packard, Patricia Dunn, Tom Perkins

    Who Put The Bee In Tom Perkins Bonnet?

    When we read the report in the San Jose Mercury News on Tuesday that venture capitalist and former Hewlett-Packard board member Tom Perkins was making pointed remarks about corporate governance—including some fierce jabs at former H-P board chair Pattie Dunn—we all thought: why bring this up now? After all, Tom won this fight last year, […]

    / Mar 2, 2007 at 8:59 AM
  • Hewlett-Packard, Patricia Dunn, Tom Perkins

    When Lawyers Attack: Pattie Dunn’s Attorney Strikes Back At Tom Perkins

    Hey, remember yesterday when we did a couple of posts that weren’t about Tuesday’s market plunge? Remember the one about the remarks about corporate governance by venture capitalist and former Hewlett-Packard board member Tom Perkins? No? You don’t read our posts about corporate governance because (as one reader told us yesterday) “corporate governance is so […]

    / Mar 1, 2007 at 2:02 PM
  • DealBreaker Of The Year, Hewlett-Packard, Patricia Dunn, Pretexting

    DealBreaker Of the Year Candidate: Patricia Dunn

    Sponsored by Winning: The Answers: Confronting 74 of the Toughest Questions in Business Today – the ultimate stocking-stuffer. Our second candidate for DealBreaker of the Year might be a bit unexpected choice—former Hewlett Packard board chairman Patricia Dunn. Just today news broke that Hewlett Packard will have to pay $14.5 million to settle the civil […]

    / Dec 8, 2006 at 3:23 PM
  • Hewlett-Packard, legal, Patricia Dunn

    Pattie Pleads Not Guilty

    We don’t know whether Pattie Dunn wasn’t offered a bargain or just decided she wasn’t pleaing out. We hope it’s the latter, and that she’s taking the Dick Grasso “clear my name under any costs” road. Because that trial will be totally awesome. From the Associated Press: Former Hewlett-Packard Chairwoman Patricia Dunn has pleaded not […]

    / Nov 15, 2006 at 1:05 PM
  • Patricia Dunn, Pretexting

    Pattie Dunn’s Weirdly Unsatisfying Response To Critics

    The Wall Street Journal has given over the lead spot on its editorial page today to Pattie Dunn. Fair enough, since it has run editorials by Dunn critics. And it’s a bit daring of Dunn to go ahead and publish after she’s been indicted on felony counts. In fact, we were so impressed by her […]

    / Oct 11, 2006 at 4:43 PM

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