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

Headshot of Charlie Ergen

Co-founder and Chairman of the Board

Headshot of Jim DeFranco

Co-founder, Executive Vice President and Director

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President and Chief Executive Officer

Headshot of John Swieringa

President and Chief Operating Officer, DISH Wireless

Headshot of Amir Ahmed

Executive Vice President, DISH TV

Senior Leadership

Headshot of Kannan Alagappan

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Headshot of Jim Allen

Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

Headshot of Kevin Arrix

Senior Vice President, DISH Media

Headshot of Kyle Bemis

Senior Vice President, Finance

Headshot of Rob Bennett

Senior Vice President, Retail Wireless Technology

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