Board of Directors

Carl Vogel

Mr. Vogel supports The Gores Group by sourcing investment opportunities and advising on strategy, technology, manufacturing and operations matters in the media and telecommunications sectors.

Mr. Vogel was a key member of the executive team that created and launched DISH Network in 1996. Mr. Vogel served as President of DISH Network from September 2006 until February 2008 and as Vice Chairman from June 2005 until March 2009. He currently serves as a Director and Senior Advisor of DISH Network. Prior to DISH Network, Mr. Vogel served as President and CEO of Charter, a publicly-traded company providing cable television and broadband services. Prior to Charter, Mr. Vogel held various senior executive positions in companies affiliated with Liberty Media Corporation. He was also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Primestar and Chief Executive Officer of Star Choice.

Mr. Vogel received a BS degree from St. Norbert College in DePere, WI, with an emphasis in finance and accounting.