Stephen D. Arnoldstephen-arnold

Board Vice Chair and Treasurer

Stephen Arnold is co-founder and partner emeritus at Polaris Partners, a venture capital firm where he focused on investments in information technology and digital media. Prior to Polaris, he held a number of senior executive positions in software companies and the digital media industry. Currently he serves on the boards of a variety of nonprofit organizations focused on innovation in education and human development. He is co-founder and vice chairman of the board of directors of the George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF) that advocates for innovation through Edutopia.org and researches best practices in K-12 education. He is chairman of the board of Enlearn, an innovative machine learning organization reinventing mathematics education, and he also chairs the board of Healthy Minds Innovations, which develops products and services based on neuroscientifically validated principles of mental and emotional wellbeing. He also chairs the advisory council at Angela Duckworth’s Character Lab.  He serves as treasurer and co-chair of the board, and also chairs the management committee.