Executive Bios

Led by co-founder Charlie Ergen, DISH's leadership team is comprised of industry veterans who put consumers first and are guiding the future of entertainment

Executive Leadership

Charlie Ergen

Co-founder and Chairman of the Board

Jim DeFranco

Co-founder, Executive Vice President and Director

W. Erik Carlson

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jeffrey Blum

Executive Vice President, External and Legislative Affairs

Stephen Bye

Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Tom Cullen

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development

Dave Mayo

Executive Vice President, Network Development

Timothy A. Messner

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Jeff McSchooler

Executive Vice President, Wireless Operations

Brian Neylon

Executive Vice President and Group President, DISH TV

Paul W. Orban

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Marc Rouanne

Executive Vice President, Chief Network Officer

Michael Schwimmer

Executive Vice President and Group President, SLING TV

David Scott

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Stephen Stokols

Executive Vice President, Boost Mobile

John Swieringa

Executive Vice President and Group President, Retail Wireless and DISH COO

Senior Leadership

Amir Ahmed

Senior Vice President, Sales

Kannan Alagappan

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Kevin Arrix

Senior Vice President, DISH Media

Paul Chapple

Senior Vice President, Retail Wireless Product

Robert Currie

Senior Vice President, Ting Mobile

Brandon Ehrhart

Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Wireless; Corporate Secretary

Jim LaRocque

Senior Vice President, Manufacturing

Andrew LeCuyer

Senior Vice President, Programming

Drew Major

Senior Vice President of DISH Technologies

Dan Minnick

Senior Vice President, Software Engineering

Suma Nallapati

Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer

Paddy Rao

Senior Vice President of Product Development, Sling Media

Nick Rossetti

Senior Vice President, In-Home Services

Nick Sayeedi

Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Kathy Schneider

Senior Vice President, Operations

Atilla Tinic

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer