Margaret brings significant experience building brands, growing businesses and delivering revenue growth while working closely with customers and partners to achieve their goals. She is recognized as an enthusiastic, results-oriented leader who builds collaborative, high-performing teams.
Margaret joins Outreach from Microsoft where she spent almost 20 years in positions of increasing responsibility driving business strategy, product planning and product marketing in the global Windows, Security, and Cloud & Enterprise business groups. Most recently she was responsible for leading the multi-billion dollar US Windows & Surface business.
As Chief Marketing Officer at Outreach, Margaret works closely with company leaders to drive strategy and business execution while leading the growing marketing organization across brand, communications, demand generation and product marketing.
Margaret is also passionate about finding the cure for childhood cancers. She and her husband are avid fundraisers for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Firefighter Stairclimb which helps raise money to combat blood cancers - the most common cancer impacting children. Arakawa lives in the Seattle area with her husband and 11-year-old son.