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University of Vermont
Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Naval architecture
University of California, Berkeley
Computer Science

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Diane Greene

Diane Greene was President, CEO and co-founder of VMware till 2008. Under Diane’s leadership, VMware created the market for mainstream virtualization and VMware definitively leads what is now a virtualization software industry.

Diane has held technical leadership positions at Silicon Graphics, Sybase and Tandem and was CEO of VXtreme.

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 serves on the board of VMware and Intuit.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Clinkle 6/2013Seed$25M19
CloudPhysics 8/2012Series A$2.5M4
Cumulus Networks 8/2012Series A$15M6
Unity Technologies 10/2009Series A$5.5M3
Rockmelt 9/2009Series A$8.2M5
Cloudera 3/2009Series A$5M9
Rockmelt 2/2009Seed$1.68M5



    Google Press Release ( [edit]
  1. Clinkle Raises Celebrity-Filled $25M Round As It Gears Up To Eliminate The Physical Wallet ( [edit]
  2. Data Center Analytics Startup CloudPhysics Raises $2.5 Million From Mayfield Partners With Investment From VMware Co-Founders ( [edit]
  3. Cumulus raises $15M with VMware founder as investor, user ( [edit]
  4. Unity Technologies Announces Investment from Sequoia Capital and Silicon Valley Luminaries ( [edit]
  5. TechCrunch [edit]
  6. Cloudera Raises $5 Million ( [edit]
  7. Andreessen Horowitz Back RockMelt Social Media Browswer ( [edit]
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