Executive in Residence
Executives in Residence Program
Jesse J. Greene, Jr. recently retired from IBM as VP Financial Management and Chief Financial Risk Officer, where he was responsible for the identification, assessment and monitoring of financial risks of the corporation, and the company's Enterprise Risk Management program. Mr. Greene began his career at IBM in 1971, and has held a broad range of positions in IBM as an engineer, tax attorney, and financial executive. In 1994, Mr. Greene left IBM to join Eastman Kodak as Treasurer, VP Finance, acting CFO and Senior VP, Strategy and Information Technology. In 2000, he joined Compaq Computer Corporation as CFO and Senior VP of Strategic Planning. In 2002 he returned to IBM as VP and Treasurer and was later named VP, Financial Management and Chief Financial Risk Officer. Mr. Greene graduated from Columbia Law School with a JD and Columbia Business School with an MBA. He also holds an MSME and BSME from NYU School of Engineering and Science. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Economic Club of New York, and has also served on the Board of Directors of the Strong Medical Center in Rochester, NY. He currently is Senior Fellow at the Richman Center and serves on the Board of Directors of Caterpillar. Areas of interest: U.S. tax and energy policy, corporate governance and strategy, risk management, education and development of leadership skills in young people.