Douglas L. Maine is a Senior Advisor to Brown Brothers Harriman & Co, a 200-year-old, privately held, Wall Street financial services firm. Maine is the Lead Director for public company Acreage Holdings (Cannabis). Maine is also a Director of five private companies: Olympusat (Cable Content and Distribution), Veea (Edge Computing), UPL (Natural Gas Distributor), Chime Solutions (BPO) and GlobeIn (On-line marketplace). He has previously served on the Board of four public and seven private companies which were all acquired by strategic or financial investors. Maine joined IBM as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President in 1998. In that role, he was responsible for all financial, treasury, tax, business development, internal audit, and real estate activities, as well as IBM Global Financing Corporation. He later was General Manager of two operating units and retired in 2005.
Before joining IBM, Maine was Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of MCI (now part of Verizon) from 1991-1998 and prior to that, he held a variety of sales, operating, and financial leadership roles during his 20-year career. Maine is a former two-term member of the Standing Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board which is the Federal Regulator of the Auditing profession. He has a BS from Temple University and an MBA from Hofstra University where he is Chairman of the Dean's Advisory Council. Maine is also a Columbia Business School Executive in Residence with his areas of interest: entrepreneurship, private equity, international business, corporate governance and strategy, and family-owned businesses