Andreessen Joins Hewlett-Packard Board

Susan Hall

Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen has been named to the board of directors of Hewlett-Packard, bringing the number of directors on the board to 11.

 

The San Jose Mercury News quotes IT Business Edge blogger Rob Enderle saying Andreessen:

brings quite a bit to the table. He will be able to help predict where HP needs to go.

Andreessen sold his software company Opsware to HP two years ago for $1.6 billion, according to Bloomberg.

 

Most recently, he launched the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, plus he and other investors agreed to buy a 65 percent share of VoIP service Skype. He is co-founder of the online networking service Ning.com.



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