Larry Irving to Head Hewlett Packard’s Worldwide Government Affairs

Posted July 13, 2009 at 9:49am

After a search that lasted several months, Hewlett Packard has named Larry Irving to lead its global government affairs operation. Irving, a former White House technology adviser in the Clinton administration, will join the company as vice president of global government affairs on Sept. 8.“Larry’s commitment to using technology to improve lives is fully aligned with HP’s corporate philosophy,— said Mark Hurd, HP chairman and CEO, in a press release. “We are pleased to have him lead our global team in advancing government policies that promote innovation and extend the reach of information technology.—Irving has been CEO of the Irving Information Group since 1999. He served as assistant secretary of Commerce for communications and information in the Clinton administration.