Steve Arnold

  • The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Steve Arnold is CFO and vice-chair of the board of the George Lucas Educational Foundation, which is dedicated to improving the K-12 learning process by using digital media to document, disseminate, and advocate for innovative, replicable strategies that prepare students for their future education, careers, and adult lives. In the early 1990s, Steve served as vice president of Broadband Media Applications at Microsoft Corporation, and as president and CEO of Continuum Productions (now Corbis), a private company founded by Bill Gates to pioneer the creation of large digital libraries for online distribution. Prior to Continuum, Steve served as vice president and general manager of LucasArts Games and Learning divisions, and vice president of the New Media Group at Lucasfilm Ltd. He co-founded Polaris Venture Partners in 1996, and focuses on investments in information technology and digital media. Steve earned his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco.