Tom Arnold is the Vice President of Sales for Cirrus Aircraft, responsible for the management of the worldwide Aircraft Sales team. Tom joined Cirrus in 2009 as the Director of North American Sales and was promoted in 2011 to Executive Director of North American Sales. Prior to joining Cirrus, Tom was a seasoned technology executive with an over 30-year career in both Fortune 1000 and start-up companies, including leadership positions in Cadence Design Systems and Clarify, as well as CEO of ADEXS and Stearman Technology Group.
After obtaining a pilot’s license 35 years ago, he continued building his flight experience and now holds an Airline Transport rating with more than 5,000 flight hours. Tom has owned and flown many different types of aircraft from singles to twins, piston to turbine, land and amphibious. He even became a certified flight instructor so he could teach his three sons how to fly.