How the queen of Silicon Valley is helping Google go after Amazon’s most profitable business
The first thing to understand about Diane Greene, the woman Google acqui-hired in November to transform its fragmented cloud business, is that she has the mind of an engineer.
Cool technology, elegantly designed and built, lights her up. Even her jokes tend to be geek oriented.
(A lifelong competitive sailor, she was a mechanical engineer who built boats and windsurfers before she became an iconic Silicon Valley computer scientist.)