Diane Greene

Founder, VMware and Chair Emerita, MIT Corporation

Diane Greene is a member of the AP Moller Maersk and Stripe boards, the cochair of the UC Berkeley School of Engineering Advisory Board, and chair emerita of the MIT Corporation.

Greene is the former CEO of Google Cloud, and she cofounded and was CEO of VMware from 1998 to 2008, taking the company public in 2007. Before that, she cofounded and was CEO of low-bandwidth streaming video company VXtreme. She has held engineering and management positions at SGI, Tandem, and Sybase, ran engineering for Windsurfing International, and worked as a naval architect. 

Greene holds a BS in mechanical engineering and an honorary doctorate from the University of Vermont, an MS in naval architecture from MIT, and an MS in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and was the 1976 National Women's Sailing Dinghy Champion.


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