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Diane Greene

CEO, Google Cloud
Former Co-Founder & CEO, VMware

Diane Greene leads Google Cloud, the large and fast-growing Google business that is partnering with companies as they digitally transform their cultures and businesses. Diane is also a member of Alphabet and MIT’s boards. Diane co-founded and was CEO of VMware from 1998-2008, where she took the company public and to a $2B run-rate. Before that, she co-founded and was CEO of a low-bandwidth streaming video company, VXtreme, that was acquired by Microsoft. Diane 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. Diane’s degrees include a B.S. in mechanical engineering, an M.S. in naval architecture, and an M.S. 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.