Arad Malhotra, is an award winning technology Social Entrepreneur with a passion to create, lead and advise disruptive early stage startup companies that create meaningful impact. Arad is a globally recognized industry expert in educational games and is the co-founder of Skyless Game Studios, a highly decorated organization that uses the power of video games as an active learning medium to drive social impact through engagement.
Skyless Games (which is often listed as one of top up and coming startups) collaborates with organizations with a social mission to design games that educate people about issues of global concern such as healthcare awareness, open governance, autism etc. One of their highlighted projects 'Follow The Money' is a customizable video game simulation that governments and corporations can use for international anti-corruption and anti-money laundering training.
As a part of his many initiatives, Arad has been featured in various international publications including Forbes, VentureBeat, Huffington Post, Washington Street Journal etc, and has been invited to speak at multiple local, national and international forums including the United Nations Conference of State Parties (Panama, 2013), Forbes 30 under 30 summit (USA 2014-17), the International Anti-Corruption Conference (Malaysia, 2015), University of Pennsylvania Wharton, St. Joseph's University, Ogilvy Millennials in Marketing summit etc.
Public financial management reforms in developing and postconflict countries
- public financial management
Corruption prevention strategies in cash transfer schemes
- cash transfer
- cash transfer schemes
- conditional cash transfer
Transparency of State-owned enterprises
- best practices
Initiatives to reduce corruption in the judiciary in francophone West Africa
- social accountability
Fake news and corruption
- media independence
- fake news
- social media
Skyless Game Studios
- Asia Pacific
Educational video games; Mobilising technology against corruption; Maximising engagement for anti-corruption