Diane Greene Joins Advisory Committee for Center on Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Computer History Museum
Greene brings 20 years of company building, engineering, and executive leadership experience to Silicon Valley’s Exponential Center
May 15, 2018 — Mountain View, CA
The Computer History Museum (CHM), the world's leading institution exploring the computing revolution and its impact on the human experience, today announced the appointment of Diane Greene, chief executive officer of Google Cloud, to the advisory committee of its Exponential Center, the first museum center dedicated to preserving the legacy and advancing the future of entrepreneurship and innovation in Silicon Valley and around the world.
After joining Google’s board in 2012, Greene joined Google full-time in December 2015 as CEO of Google Cloud. Prior to Google, Greene cofounded and ran three successful technology companies: VMware, Vxtreme, and bebop.
“We are extremely proud that Diane has joined our advisory committee, as she is one of the brightest and most accomplished entrepreneurs and business leaders in the technology industry,” said Larry Sonsini, chairman of the Exponential Center Advisory Committee. “Her perspective and thought leadership will be invaluable to the mission of the Exponential Center. I am absolutely delighted to be working with her again.”
“It’s an honor to join the advisory committee of the Exponential Center,” said Diane Greene, CEO of Google Cloud. “I look forward to helping the Computer History Museum pursue its mission of informing and inspiring the next generation of students of technology.”
Greene has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Vermont, a master’s degree in naval architecture from MIT, and a master’s in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley. She sits on the boards of Alphabet, Intuit, and MIT. In July 2017, Greene joined Exponential Center Executive Director Marguerite Gong Hancock for the CHM Live conversation “Building Ships, Companies, and the Cloud.”
About the Computer History Museum
The Computer History Museum (CHM) in Mountain View, California, is a nonprofit organization with a four-decade history as the world's leading institution exploring the computing revolution and its impact on the human experience. The Museum is home to the largest international collection of computing artifacts in the world, encompassing computer hardware, software, documentation, ephemera, photographs, and moving images. The Museum brings computer history to life through large-scale exhibits, an acclaimed speaker series, a dynamic website, docent-led tours, and an award-winning education program. For more information and updates visit computerhistory.org.
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