Meg Arnold

Managing Director

Meg’s 20+ year career includes roles in the private, nonprofit, and academic worlds. As CEO of SARTA for five years, she led the nonprofit’s efforts to accelerate technology ventures to the benefit of the Sacramento area’s economy.  Earlier, at UC Davis, Meg supported technology commercialization and entrepreneurship on the campus, developing programs to support campus-originated start-up companies, and participating in technology transfer licensing to new start-ups. Currently, as an independent consultant, Meg supports clients in areas including business development and project leadership services.

Meg was recognized in 2011 as the Regional Economic Leader of the Year by Valley Vision, and in 2013 as one of the Women Who Mean Business by the Sacramento Business Journal; she is a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum.

Before coming to the Sacramento region in 2001, Meg spent ten years in the telecommunications industry, working primarily in strategic planning and business development for AT&T Canada, in Toronto, and British Telecom (BT), in London.

Her education includes an MBA from the University of San Francisco, and a BA from Cornell University. She lives in Davis with her two children.