Erik Arnold is an information technology professional with over 18 years of experience in IT leadership, business technology, and systems integration. Erik has been the Chief Information Officer for PATH since 2009, where he is accountable for the organization’s software development, network infrastructure, project and portfolio management. Prior to PATH, Erik was Vice President of Technology at Corbis, an e-commerce company in the digital media space. He brings strategic leadership in business and technology along with extensive experience with business systems implementation.
PATH has grown by over 40% during Erik’s tenure. Erik developed business efficiency goals and a closely aligned technology strategy which helped contain administrative costs while modernizing the organization’s technical architecture. By implementing Agile and Scrum, his development teams have increased their velocity – delivering more in less time. He and his teams have also led the development of a global infrastructure architecture and implemented advances in networking technology for PATH’s 33 field offices.
Erik is active in the local and national technology community. He is on the advisory boards for the Seattle Technology Executive Peer Group, the Seattle CIO Forum, and is a member of CIO4Good, the HealthTech Council, InsideNGO, and NetHope. He also sits on the board for the Comprehensive Health Education Foundation.
Erik holds a MA from Brown University.