Vivek Khemka is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for DISH. He leads the DISH Technologies organization supporting DISH TV, Sling TV, and the wireless business. The organization is responsible for technology strategy, product management, engineering, product development, supply chain management, broadcast operations and OTT delivery.
Vivek led the product and marketing launch of DISH’s HopperTM Whole-Home HD DVR, an award-winning set-top box recognized by the Consumer Technology Association, CNET, Popular Mechanics and PC Magazine.
In August 2016, Vivek added to his duties the role of Acting President of Echostar Technologies – that later was merged into DISH Technologies. Vivek also served as DISH’s interim Chief Marketing Officer from Nov. 2010 to June 2011.
Before his time at DISH, Vivek worked at Danaher, Motorola and McKinsey & Co.
Vivek earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has his Master of Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University, where he graduated with the Elliot Dunlap Smith Award. While there, he also received the Entrepreneur of the Year for co-founding SmartOps, a supply chain management software company.
Vivek enjoys traveling, biking and spending time with his wife and two children.
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