Tom Perkins

  • 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
  • Corporate Governance, Hewlett-Packard, Tom Perkins

    The Costs of Compliance: Too Few Geeks

    We’ve noted before that the faddish devotion to compliance-oriented corporate governance—encouraged by everything and everyone from Sarbanes-Oxley, it’s attendant regulatory schema, some of the more opinionated-parts of the business press and the reigning corporate governance gurus—has serious costs that are all too often ignored. The whole corporate-spying pretexting scandal at Hewlett-Packard was probably the public […]

    / Feb 28, 2007 at 2:00 PM
  • Hewlett-Packard, Tom Perkins

    Tom Perkins Memoir: “Valley Boy”

    Tom Perkins, the former Hewlett-Packard board member who helped expose the spying scandal that rocked the company and unseated its chairman earlier this year, has agreed to write a memoir that will provide details of the H-P affair. From Keith Kelly’s column in the Post: The memoir is entitled “Valley Boy: The Education of Tom […]

    / Dec 11, 2006 at 12:03 PM

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