DISH Appoints Kannan Alagappan to CTO
DISH Network has appointed Kannan Alagappan as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Within this new role, Alagappan will lead DISH Technologies, oversee DISH’s software and hardware engineering initiatives, and manage the organization’s broadcast and satellite operations.
"As an organization that is entrepreneurial to its core and is committed to delivering innovation and value to its customers, I can't think of a more exciting environment than DISH," said Alagappan.
Alagappan has an impressive resume consisting of various leadership roles with major technology companies. In fact, he served as CTO and Head of Technology in his most recent role with Australian telecommunications leader, Telstra. There he was responsible for overseeing the creation of high-performing software engineering centers across the globe. His efforts shifted Telstra’s approach to product development and software engineering.