Dave Poltorak is vice president, Business Aviation, Information Management Services for Rockwell Collins. In this role he is responsible for leading the business that delivers the company’s ARINCDirect flight support services to business aircraft operators around the globe.
Previously Poltorak was vice president, Aviation & Network services. Prior to Rockwell Collins acquisition of ARINC in 2013, he served as vice president, International Operations, based in London. He was responsible for delivering products and services to airlines, airports, and business jets across Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He was concurrently responsible for the company’s Airport Global Product Management group.
Poltorak joined the company in 1990 and has worked in a variety of transportation-related initiatives. He led the team that launched ARINC Direct, the company’s successful corporate aviation business. Poltorak also led ARINC’s expansion of air-to-ground communications services into China and Southeast Asia. He served as the president and member of the Board of Directors for AeroMobile, a joint venture company delivering leading edge passenger communication services to the airlines.
Poltorak earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University.