Slideshow: Meet the Canadians that should be on HP’s CEO short list

With the surprise resignation of Mark Hurd as CEO of Hewlett Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ), speculation is rampant as to who will succeed him at the helm of the technology giant. Many names are being bandied about, from internal candidates to executives from HP competitors in a range of markets.

As HP’s board of directors puts together their short list, CDN gives you five Canadian IT leaders that should be given serious consideration. We’ll also give you five Canucks that likely won’t make the short-list, but would still be interesting outside of the box choices.

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Jeff Jedras
Jeff Jedras
A veteran technology and business journalist, Jeff Jedras began his career in technology journalism in the late 1990s, covering the booming (and later busting) Ottawa technology sector for Silicon Valley North and the Ottawa Business Journal, as well as everything from municipal politics to real estate. He later covered the technology scene in Vancouver before joining IT World Canada in Toronto in 2005, covering enterprise IT for ComputerWorld Canada. He would go on to cover the channel as an assistant editor with CDN. His writing has appeared in the Vancouver Sun, the Ottawa Citizen and a wide range of industry trade publications.

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