Costa Mesa, CA (May 23, 2018) — QSC is pleased to announce the appointment of Aravind Yarlagadda as Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, Product Development. In this newly created role, Aravind will oversee all aspects of product development for QSC.
Aravind Yarlagadda brings a rich career of multi-functional leadership in the high tech industry, with over 25 years of product development experience. Aravind joins QSC from Schneider Electric, where he held senior executive roles in product management, research and development, marketing, strategic partnerships and new business initiatives. Prior to his role at Schneider Electric, he held senior leadership roles at Invensys, Tyco and Quest Software.
Aravind holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Instrumentation from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (India), a Masters in Computer Science from Texas A&M University, and an MBA from University of California, Berkeley.
“Over the past years, we have continued to make large investments into our product development organization, and as a result, we now have a sizeable organization poised for continued innovation. Aravind’s new role will allow us to organize product development as its own major function under one senior executive leader,” said Joe Pham, President and CEO, QSC. “We are delighted to have Aravind join the Executive Team and are confident that his experience and expertise will be invaluable as we expand our capabilities to support our next phase of growth.”
“I am very thrilled and honored to become a part of the QSC team, and to positively contribute to the QSC growth journey,” said Aravind. “With the IT-AV convergence trend picking up, I am personally very excited to leverage enterprise technologies and unlock the new wave of disruption in the AV&C industry.”
QSC ‘50 and Forward’ celebrates a company founded over five decades ago, now a globally recognized leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of high-performance audio, video and control (AV&C) products including the Q-SYS™ Platform, power amplifiers, loudspeakers and digital mixers. Uniquely leveraging a broad range of technologies located under one roof, QSC products outperform the sum of their parts by delivering reliable, scalable and flexible solutions for installed, corporate, portable, production and cinema customers worldwide.