EBay's Whitman appears set to run for governor
By Mary Anne Ostrom
Posted: 01/05/2009 04:03:35 PM PST
Meg Whitman, the guiding force behind eBay for a decade, is running for California governor, according to sources close to [Whitman].
Whitman...plans to make a formal announcement soon that she is seeking to become the GOP's nominee to replace termed-out Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2011.
On Dec. 31, Whitman resigned from eBay's board of directors as well as two other corporate boards.