Jesse J. Greene, Jr., Esq.
Trustee | Secretary
Jesse J. Greene, Jr. was a Senior Fellow at the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business Law, and Public Policy (a joint venture between Columbia Law School and Columbia Business School) from 2011-2018. Mr. Greene also sat on the Board of Directors of Caterpillar from 2011-2017. Previously, Mr. Greene was the VP Financial Management and Chief Financial Risk Officer at IBM, where he was responsible for the identification, assessment, and monitoring of financial risks of the corporation as well as 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 Juris Doctorate and Columbia Business School with a Master of Business Administration. He also holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering 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.