Each year, Commercial Integrators (CI) compiles a list of companies on the rise. Zdi was included in its 2012 edition:
For a firm that has only existed for five years, Zdi has already received a good deal of recognition. Lead engineer Jay McArdle, for instance, was recognized as the 2011 InfoComm Young AV Professional of the Year, and was invited to that year’s InfoComm 100, an annual gathering of industry leaders designed to assess and chart the course of the industry through an agenda designed by InfoComm’s Leadership Development Committee. However, when CI asked Jay McArdle who the most important employee at Zdi is he cited his brother Aaron McArdle. “He is the face of Zdi and keeps everyone motivated and collectively moving towards the company’s vision.
See the full list here: 2012 CI 21 Firms Worth Following