Webb McKinney is currently a management consultant with a primary focus on merger integration. He also serves on the boards of four nonprofit organizations, besides Encore.org: Resource Area for teaching, the American Leadership Forum – Silicon Valley and ALearn. McKinney also serves on the board of SMART Modular Technologies.
Prior to retiring from the Hewlett Packard Company after 34 years in November 2003, McKinney was the Executive Vice President leading HP’s ongoing merger integration and global citizenship efforts, as well as HP’s organizational effectiveness and governance initiatives. Previously, McKinney co-led HP’s postmerger integration team. His responsibilities included planning and leading the integration of HP and Compaq’s systems, processes and people. Before the merger, McKinney served as President for the Business Customer Organization at HP, with responsibility for worldwide sales of HP products and services and worldwide marketing and delivery of HP products to large companies and small- and medium-sized businesses.
McKinney was born in Upland, Calif. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California.