Vivek Khemka is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for DISH. He oversees the development and execution of technology strategy for DISH and Sling TV, and manages DISH’s product roadmaps, video, online and mobile, user experience, broadband and commercial products. Vivek also served as DISH’s interim Chief Marketing Officer from Nov. 2010 to June 2011.
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. In this additional role, Vivek oversees engineering, product development, supply chain management and uplink operations.
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.