Don Greene is the CEO and Executive Director of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE). He has held this position since 2005. Prior to becoming Executive Director, Greene served as Managing Director of the International Gas Turbine Institute, an Institute within the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He has also been the Director of Member Services and Operations for Polaris International, an association of independent public accounting firms.
Earlier in his career, Greene worked at IISE for ten years in a variety of positions including staff industrial engineer, product development manager and membership manager. He gleaned additional experience from his employment as an industrial engineer at Scientific-Atlanta and a cost engineer at Proctor & Gamble.
Greene received his Bachelors degree in industrial and systems engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and went on to earn a Masters in Business Administration from Georgia State University.
Greene became a registered Professional Engineer and is also a Certified Association Executive. He is a member of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers, American Society of Association Executives, Georgia Society of Association Executives, and the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives, as well as a member of the Industry Advisory Board for Georgia Tech’s school of Industrial and Systems Engineering.