Grows business from deep roots in aviation industry
By Arpit Malaviya
The idea for ProDIGIQ came to its CEO and co-founder during his business travels. Later, Arpit Malaviya and his wife launched the company in the garage to pursue the idea. The company has grown considerably since then and currently has a patent pending for digital media technology for airports.
Though under 40, Malaviya has a long history in aviation. He is a board member of the ACI-NA World Business Partners/Associates and a board member of the Southwest Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives. He is actively involved in and serves on various committees of AAAE, FAC, and NWAAAE, NEAAAE, SWAAAE, SCAAAE and SEAAAE Chapters. He is a frequent speaker and author in the aviation industry. He previously worked for Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and was involved in a major strategic re-engineering initiative at American Airlines. Malaviya has served on the Advisory Board of Technology Management Program at University of California Santa Barbara.
Malaviya is a recipient of Barry Goldwater, UC Regents, National Science Foundation and Paul and Daisy Soros fellowships, to name a few. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering (EE) from Stanford University and an Undergraduate Degree in EE with highest honors from University of California at Santa Barbara.