In 2006, Dunn approved a plan to spy on Hewlett-Packard board members, employees, and journalists including three from CNET. Five years after the scandal, Dunn dies of ovarian cancer at age 58.
Accepting her induction into the Hall of Fame from the Bay Area Council on Wednesday, HP Chairman Patricia Dunn spoke about the recent scandal plaguing her character and how she hopes another public figure will keep distracting the media from her current predicament.
At the congressional hearing on HP's leak investigation, Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) asks former Chairman Patricia Dunn about phony e-mails. HP's investigators were trying to get the reporter to divulge her HP source by attaching an e-mail tracer to her computer.
blog Former chairman brings up name of Bob Wayman, HP's financial chief and also a board member.
HP holds a press conference to offer details on the company's boardroom scandal and leadership changes.