Diane Greene, SVP, Google in conversation with Cade Metz, Senior Staff Writer, WIRED
Diane Greene is no stranger to doing business in the cloud. Since last November, Greene has spearheaded Google’s foray into the cloud, overseeing strategy for delivering Google Cloud Platform and Google Apps to the enterprise. Before stepping in at Google, Greene was Cofounder and CEO of the virtualization giant VMware from 1998 – 2008. Her skill as an executive is tempered with a love for engineering. Greene has held engineering and management positions at SGI, Sybase, and Tandem, ran engineering for Windsurfing International, and designed ships and large ocean deployment structures as a naval architect. 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. She also serves on the boards of Alphabet, Intuit, Khan Academy, and MIT. Diane is married, has two children, and was the 1976 National Women’s Sailing Dinghy Champion.