Rick Arnold is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Altos Ventures. Altos Ventures is a technology investment firm based in Silicon Valley. Through patient and pragmatic investing, Altos Ventures partners with early to growth stage technology companies operating in consumer and enterprise sectors, with the goal of building durable and compounding businesses over decades. Before joining Altos in 2018, Rick served as the General Counsel and Secretary of Silver Spring Networks (NYSE:SSNI) through its merger with Itron (NASDAQ: ITRI). Prior to Silver Spring, Rick was with Hewlett-Packard and prior to that was an attorney at Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati. Rick is a member of the State Bar of California and received a JD/MBA from Duke University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy.