Diane Greene was the CEO of the virtualization company, VMware (VMW), from 1998 to 2008, taking the company from founding to public with a $2B run-rate.
Prior to VMware Diane was also the founding CEO of VXtreme which was sold to Microsoft in 1997 as the basis for their media player. Prior to that, Diane held engineering management and development positions at SGI, Tandem, and Sybase. Diane serves on the board of Intuit, the MIT Corporation, and the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST).
Diane's degrees include mechanical engineering, naval architecture and computer science from the University of Vermont, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California Berkeley, respectively.
Diane is a lifelong sailor and won the 1976 women's national championship. She is married and has two children.