Meg Whitman, chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard Co., speaks during the DreamForce Conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. Salesforce.com Inc. introduced an overhauled version of its mobile software, seeking to ensure clients and partners will be able to use more features of the company's sales, marketing and customer service software. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesPhoto by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg—Getty Images
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Whitman added the chairman title at Hewlett-Packard in July, two years into her five-year plan to turn around the struggling tech giant. In the third quarter of 2014, HP’s sales rose for the first time in over three years. But 2013 revenue fell 6.7%, to $112.2 billion.