Stanford University classmates Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard founded HP in 1939. The company's first product, built in a Palo Alto garage, was an audio oscillator—an electronic test instrument used by sound engineers.

HP Inc. is an American multinational information technology company. HP's vision is to create technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere — every person, every organization, and every community around the globe. Their Chromebooks are sold through OETC's RFP-backed contract with MicroK12 and Troxell.