Green became the university's chief information officer in May 2007, after serving as the chief operating officer for PROFORMANCE, Inc. Before that, he served as a senior director of IT for Hewlett Packard (HP) overseeing the Americas Region Services IT organization. Prior to his work at HP, Green served as a consulting practice director for Andersen Consulting, Digital Equipment Corporation, and DSC Communications specializing in multimedia and broadband networking. He has worked in defense systems at the Oak Ridge National Labs and E-Systems, and was also a full time instructor of computer science (graduate and undergraduate) at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. Green is still active in Program Management training and organizations such as IEEE and ACM. Mike currently serves as an elder at the Harpeth Hills Church of Christ in Brentwood and formerly elder at Bammel Church of Christ in Houston, Texas and Hillsboro Church of Christ in Nashville. He has a Master in Science in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor in Science in Mathematics from Mississippi State University.