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W. Erik Carlson

Also Known As Erik Carlson

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Erik Carlson is DISH’s President and Chief Executive Officer DISH network ( DISH )

A DISH veteran since 1995, Erik has held numerous roles throughout the company. Most recently, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he oversaw the company’s day-to-day operations including Human Resources, Operations, Information Technology, Media Sales, Marketing, Programming, Product Management, Customer Acquisition and Retention, Finance, and Accounting.

Prior to that, Erik managed DISH’s In-Home Services, Customer Service Centers, Customer Billing, and Information Technology organizations, as well as Manufacturing, which consists of equipment retrieval and refurbishment operations. Erik also served as Senior Vice President of Retail Services and Sales, where he managed the company’s indirect sales operations. 


  • undergraduate degree - Bradley University


  • DISH Network - CEO
  • DISH Network - President