Stephen D. Arnold

Board Member, George Lucas Educational Foundation

Steve Arnold is the co-founder and vice chairman of the board of directors of the George Lucas Educational Foundation. He serves on the boards of a number of education non-profits including Educurious Partners, CASEL, Engaged Learning, The Teaching Channel, the Institute of Play, and the New Mexico School for the Arts. Steve is a co-founder and venture partner at Polaris Venture Partners. Prior to starting Polaris, Steve spent more than 15 years in executive positions in software companies and the digital media industry. He served as vice president of Broadband Media Applications at Microsoft and as president and CEO of Continuum Productions (now Corbis), a company founded by Bill Gates to pioneer the creation of large digital libraries. Before joining Continuum, Steve served as vice president and general manager of LucasArts Games and Learning divisions, and as vice president of the New Media Group at Lucasfilm Ltd.