Wayne is a 37-year veteran of IBM and member of its Acceleration Team to help advance company growth. He has also served in leadership roles for business groups, environmental organizations, universities, and government agencies. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2019. He received the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association for Environmental Management in 2018. He was named a White House “Champion of Change” in 2012 for his efforts to advance corporate environmental sustainability.