Lecturer, MIT Sloan; Technology Exec & Independent Board Member
Kirk Arnold is an experienced CEO with a demonstrated history of leadership in the technology industry. Skilled in strategy, sales, customer relationship management, and operations, Kirk has a passion for delivering the value of transformative technologies to enterprise customers and consumers.
Most recently, Kirk was the CEO of Data Intensity, a cloud-based data, applications, and analytics managed service provider. Prior to joining DI, she was COO of Avid, a technology provider to the media industry. Before Avid, Kirk was the CEO and President of Keane, Inc., then a publicly traded billion-dollar global services provider. She has held senior leadership roles at Computer Sciences Corp, where Kirk was President of the Consulting and Systems Integration Division, Fidelity Investments, and IBM. In addition, she was a founder and CEO of NerveWire Inc.
Kirk has also been active as a Board Member and advisor. She was recently named an Independent Director on the Ingersoll Rand Board. She has been a member of the Board at Cramer Marketing for over a decade and serves on the Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, the Mass TechHub, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Commonwealth Institute. She also served as an Independent Board Member at EnerNOC, a provider of Energy Intelligence Software, where she chaired the Nominating and Governance Committee. In addition, Kirk is a Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management, and an advisor to the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship.
She received a Bachelor’s Degree from Dartmouth College. Kirk and her husband have two children and reside in Boston.