Pradman Prithvinath Kaul

Chief Executive Officer & President, Hughes Network Systems at EchoStar Corp.

Pradman Prithvinath Kaul

Pradman Prithvinath Kaul

Chief Executive Officer & President, Hughes Network Systems at EchoStar Corp.

Overview
Career Highlights

Hughes Network Systems LLC
Hughes
Hughes Communications, Inc.

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1088

Number of Boards

7

Birthday

1947

Age

73

Number of Awards

1

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Co-Founder at DISH Network Corp.

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Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at EchoStar Corp.

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Chief Executive Officer & President at EchoStar Corp.

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Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Hughes Network Systems LLC

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Chief Operating Officer at EchoStar Corp.

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Former Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at DISH Network Corp.

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Former Assistant Secretary at Hughes Communications, Inc.

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Vice President, Treasurer & Investor Relations Officer at Hughes Communications, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & General Manager-North American Division at Hughes Network Systems LLC

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Former Chief Accounting Officer at Hughes Communications, Inc.

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Pradman Prithvinath Kaul
Chief Executive Officer & President, Hughes Network Systems at EchoStar Corp.
Education
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering

The George Washington University actively engages Washington, D.C., and the world. Their location in the heart of Washington places them at the core of U.S. government, policy and law. They sit where the worlds of science, technology, media and the arts converge. Their students and faculty have the unparalleled opportunity to study and work alongside leaders and practitioners in every discipline, to take part in the interchanges that shape our community and the world. The George Washington University was created in 1821 through an Act of Congress, fulfilling George Washington’s vision of an institution in the nation’s capital dedicated to educating and preparing future leaders. Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. They have more than 20,000 students—from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries—studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy. GW comprises three campuses—Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon in Washington, D.C., and the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va.—as well as several graduate education centers in the metropolitan area and Hampton Roads, Va.

Memberships
Member
Current

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The mission of the National Academy of Engineering is to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer & President, Hughes Network Systems
2011 - Current

EchoStar Corp. engages in the design, development, and distribution of digital set-top boxes and products for direct-to-home satellite service providers. It operates through the following business segments: Hughes, and EchoStar Satellite Services. The Hughes segment provides broadband satellite technologies and broadband services to home and small office customers and network technologies, managed services, and communication solutions. The ESS segment owns and leases in-orbit satellites and licenses to lease capacity on a full time and occasional use. The company was founded by Charlie William Ergen, Candy Ergen, and James DeFranco in 1980 and is headquartered in Englewood, CO.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
2006 - Current

Hughes Communications, Inc. provides satellite communications services. It offer broadband satellite network services and systems to the enterprise market through four segments, the North America Broadband segment, the International Broadband segment, the Telecom Systems segment and the Corporate and other segment. The company was founded on July 23, 2005 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

President
1973 - Current

Hughes Network Systems LLC provides broadband satellite networking services. The company offers small business, enterprise, government, defense, hospitality, utilities, cellular backhaul and manufacturing services. Hughes Network Systems was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Germantown, MD.

Boards & Committees
Director
2002 - 2009

Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (PTGi) provides advanced communication services to residential, business and carrier customers around the globe. From traditional voice services to VOIP, and broadband to data center services, we bring sophisticated solutions to residential, small and medium business, enterprise, and multinational business customers all with a focus on integrity, innovation, and the highest level of customer commitment.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1 - $999
2017

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING FUND (NAEF) SUPPORTS THE ACTIVITIES OF (SEE SCHEDULE O)THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING (NAE).

$5,000 - $10K
2009

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING FUND (NAEF) SUPPORTS THE ACTIVITIES OF (SEE SCHEDULE O)THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING (NAE).

$1,000 - $2,499
2007

PROMOTION OF A MORE TOLERANT AND PEACEFUL WORLD.

Political Donations
$1,250
2012

Senator from Maryland

$1,250
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Maryland, Christopher Van Hollen

$500
2002

Former Senator from North Dakota

Transactions
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SkyTerra Communications, Inc. purchases DTV Network Systems, Inc. from The DIRECTV Group, Inc.

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Cvent, Inc. engages in the provision of meetings, events, and hospitality management technology solutions. The firm offers tools for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, email marketing, attendee tracking, and customer feedback. It focuses on the industry of association, corporate, education, government, hospitality, non-profit, and third-party planner. The company was founded by Rajeev K. Aggarwal, Sanjeev K. Bansal, Charles V. Ghoorah, David C. Quattrone, and Dwayne J. Sye on August 20, 1999 and is headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA.

Awards & Honors
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Third Millennium Medal
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