Early Years in USA
Nigam graduated with a M.S. in Electrical
of Kansas in less than one year with
a GPA of 3.94/4.00.
Marketing and Finance in an MBA program at
He developed an imaging system
on a NASA funded project for the Center for Research, Inc.
Nigam led the development of one
of the first automated computerized plant wide Radiation
Monitoring and Control Systems for commercial nuclear power
He was also the first to
discover and develop methods of accurately measuring certain
nuclear isotopes in power plants.
He was in charge of Engineering
Early Years in India
received a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from Punjab
with High Honors when he had just turned 20.
He developed the first digital
Phase Meter in India.
He was selected in a program of
the Indian Air Force under which he learned about electronics
aboard fighter aircrafts.
He also worked on research at
Central Scientific Instruments Organization.
Conceiving and executing change for the better has been a
way of life for Nigam Arora. He founded or was
instrumental in founding over 50 entrepreneurial
passion for innovations in business and technology led to
his founding of two of the fastest growing (Inc. 500)
companies and over 50 other ventures.
Action Systems, Inc., a
company he founded, was ranked the
growing Inc. 500 company.
This company grew by capturing over 60% of the market share
in the startup of Radiation Monitoring Systems to nuclear
power plants and diversifying into a variety of energy
founded Action Systems Technologies, Inc. that was ranked
103rd fastest growing Inc. 500 company.
The company grew by
providing innovative technology services to
Department of Defense, Department of Energy,
Aerospace, Automotive, Defense, Distribution, Food, Electronics,
Energy, Healthcare Information Technology, Logistics,
Manufacturing, and Mining industries.
He was the
CEO of KnowledgeAZ, Inc., which developed software for
eCommerce, logistics, supply chain, and asset management.
He was the CEO
of Utility Frontier, Inc., which was a Business-to-Business
Exchange for 369 municipalities.
Other companies he founded
included a provider of printed circuit boards to the
computer and electronics industries, a manufacturer of
computer networking hardware, a manufacturer of instruments
for the energy industry, a solar power producer, a software developer for the
distribution industry and material tracking, a software developer for plant
maintenance, a consulting firm providing change management
services, and a provider of semiconductor testing
services to automotive and defense industries. He has
been named Entrepreneur of the Year.
Theory ZYX of Successful Change
Arora is the original developer of Theory ZYX.
He is also the author of
the book Theory ZYX – A Definitive Guide to Reach the Next
States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Nigam Arora 26 patent claims on Theory ZYX
in a patent.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Upon concluding that no rigorous analytical
methodology existed to help him successfully create
and manage change in one of his ventures, he rolled up his
sleeves and plunged into action. Thus, Theory ZYX of
Successful Change Management
Most change management experts
primarily come from the background of academia and
psychology. Nigam has added a new dimension to the state-of-the-art
change management based on his extensive
change experience in business, operations, and technology.
The ZYX Change Method
of Investing and Trading
requests to adapt Theory ZYX of Change to help manage
developed the ZYX Method for Profiting from Change in Investing
and Trading taking advantage of his over two decades of
experience in developing technical, quantitative, and
fundamental models as well as implementing gray boxes*
to execute the models in a variety of market conditions.
2007, Nigam has been illustrating the power of the ZYX Change
Method by providing concise actionable calls on this site.
The Arora Report blog focuses on providing clear signals and being
concise about the trigger event which is one of the six
screens of the ZYX Change Method.
boxes are computer systems semi-automating the