John Swieringa

As President, Technology & Chief Operating Officer, John Swieringa is responsible for key technology and operations across the company and its brands, including wireless network development and deployment, engineering, information technology, customer experience operations, in-home services, manufacturing, and billing and credit.


John joined the organization in 2007 and has served in increasing leadership roles during his tenure. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of DISH Wireless where he was responsible for all operational aspects of DISH’s wireless business, including the deployment and management of DISH’s virtualized, O-RAN 5G broadband network, its retail wireless business, and its day-to-day activities. John also has led as Group President of Retail Wireless, Chief Operating Officer, EVP of Operations, Chief Information Officer, and VP of Application Development. He spent the first 10 years of his career working in corporate finance for DISH and other Fortune 500 companies.


Named a 2020 Rising Star by FierceWireless, John has also been recognized in the Denver Business Journal's 2015 40 Under 40 list, and honored as the 2015 Chief Information Officer of the Year by the Colorado Technology Association.


John earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Denver's Daniels College of Business.