09/23/2011 01:18 pm ET Updated Dec 30, 2011

Ten Things To Know About HP CEO Meg Whitman

Meg Whitman was just named CEO of HP, replacing Leo Apotheker at the helm of one of the largest U.S. technology companies.

You may have heard of her work at eBay and her 2010 run for Governor of California, but did you know she’s also responsible for bringing Teletubbies to the U.S.? Whitman’s resume is full of surprises. Here are ten things you may not know about the woman now at the helm of one of the world's top technology companies.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story indicated that HP was the largest U.S. technology company. That distinction belongs to Apple.

Ten Things You May Not Know About Meg Whitman