Greene, 52, had been CEO of the company since she helped start it in 1998 along with 4 others, including husband and current Chief Scientist Mendel Rosenblum. Her salary, according to a July 2007 employment agreement, was $750,000. Her salary in 2007 was $583,333 and her total compensation for the year was $8.6 million.
Another interesting caveat: according to VMware’s proxy statement, Greene could be paid a bonus of $491,678 and her stock options may vest early, which could increase the value of her potential payout to $47.5 million or even more.
[Source: SF Business Times]