Arden, a fifth-generation San Franciscan, is Cruise's Chief People Officer. With over 20 years of experience in Human Resources, Arden drives Cruise's People strategy and execution. Her team supports Cruise’s mission to build the most advanced self-driving vehicle by creating a high-performance culture where Cruisers can do the best work of their lives.
Before Cruise, Arden was the VP of People at Dropbox, where she was responsible for building and scaling the company and culture across its 12 global offices. Her leadership guided the company from a private startup to a publicly-traded company. Prior to that, she served in numerous People leadership roles at Goldman Sachs and Google.
She has a B.A. with honors in Rhetoric from UC Berkeley and an MBA from the Wharton Business School. She lives in Mill Valley with her wife, two children, and numerous animals.