Erik Arnold has a passion for applying technology solutions to the nonprofit sector and joined Microsoft in 2017 as the Chief Technology Officer for the Tech for Social Impact team in Microsoft Philanthropies. In this role, he leads the commercial solution strategy for nonprofits and the United Nations. Erik also leads the Microsoft Philanthropies programs for digital enablement and the company’s cloud software donation strategy. Prior to Microsoft, Erik served nine years as the Chief Information Officer at PATH, an international nonprofit focused on global health, and 15 years at a privately held Bill Gates startup. Erik is active in local, national, and international technology communities. He sits on the board of directors of Seattle Goodwill Industries, and on the technology advisory boards for a variety of social impact organizations in both the public and private sectors.