Newspaper articles, trader journals and some other print pieces are also used to piece together the story.
A 30 year HP veteran, who had worked in the same offices as Bill and Dave when the company employed only several thousand employees, recommended me this book.
This is an extremely well written and interesting book that all entrepreneurs and business people should read.
Well told tale of the birth of HP. The classic garage story. The insights into the characters of these early entrepreneurs in the IT world are particularly instructive. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Peter M. Herford
This book very well describes the internal workings, governing, and constituency of the famous Hewlett Packard company. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Egalitarian
This is an extremely well written and interesting book that all entrepreneurs and business people should read. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Robert Kirk
Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard provides a historical account of how these two entrepreneurs built one of the most dominant companies in Silicon Valley. Read morePublished on May 22, 2011 by Lehigh History Student
I think many other reviewers capture my own view of the book. Malone is biased for sure and the book plods in places. Read morePublished on May 25, 2009 by Joseph Butson
Mr Malone's tale of HP company birth and development is full of adoration towards the 2 founders.
This is clear from the beginning and is especially exaggerated towards Dave... Read more
This book is very enlightening about the history of Hewlett Packard and Agilent. It shows not just the contributions of Bill and Dave but many others that were involved. Read morePublished on January 17, 2009 by C Connally
This biography clearly articulates the individual and collective strengths that enabled Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard to built one of today's greatest technology companies. Read morePublished on January 17, 2009 by Joanne Goh