Hewlett-Packard is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span information technology (IT) infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services, and imaging and printing. the basic business purpose of HP is to invent, engineer and deliver technology solutions that drive business value, crate social value and improve the lives of customers.
With annual revenue of $112.3 billion (USD), HP ranks 15th on the 2013 U.S.Fortune 500, ranks 31st on the 2012 Global Fortune 500, and is one of the world's largest technology companies. HP provides sales and services in more than 170 Countries and employs over 321,000 employees worldwide. HP corporate headquarters are located in Palo Alto, California.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) was founded in 1939 by two engineers - Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard - who believed in the power of technology and the contribution it could make to our customers' lives, communities and businesses. More than 70 years later, we are still a company that applies new thinking to improve the lives and businesses of our customers.