Diane Greene

Founder, VMware and Chair, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation

Diane Greene is the chair at MIT Corporation and a member of Alphabet’s, Intuit’s, and MIT’s boards. Greene is former CEO of Google Cloud, cofounded and was CEO of VMware from 1998–2008, she took the company public and to a $2 billion run rate. Before that, she co-founded and was CEO of a 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 designing ships and large ocean structure deployment systems. Greene’s degrees include a BS in mechanical engineering, an MS in naval architecture, and an MS in computer science from the University of Vermont, MIT, and the University of California, Berkeley, respectively. Diane is married, has two children, and was the 1976 National Women's Sailing Dinghy Champion.


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