Dish Planet is an authorized dealer for DISH Network and DIRECTV. We specialize in satellite-based television products and services to residential and commercial end users. We also manage the installation of all equipment needed to utilize and view the satellite service.

Dish Planet is one of the few retailers that offer both DIRECTV and DISH Network product lines. Most companies offer one or the other, but customers often do not know which carrier is best for them. We are carrier-neutral and can help customers with their decision-making process by delivering a customized solution designed to fulfill their specific needs and preferences. Dish Planet is an unparalleled driving force providing unique promotions and exciting special offers, including free equipment upgrades, free gifts such as DVD players, digital cameras, and satellite radios. These specials are not available from any other retailer.

In the emerging and dynamic satellite entertainment space, there are tremendous opportunities for a company like Dish Planet with its customer-focused priorities. With a management team comprised of thought leaders in Marketing, Sales, Customer Support, and Fulfillment, Dish Planet is able to deliver an unsurpassed value proposition to its customer base. In addition, we have leveraged technology and process automation to infuse efficiencies in every aspect of our operations.

Dish Planet is a privately-held company.



As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Khetrapal's charter is to create unparalleled
brand equity and to establish a national presence for Dish Planet by ensuring that the company and all its components adhere to and consistently meets their missions and goals. This commitment to the customer has been the impetus behind several customer-focused programs led by Mr. Khetrapal, such as our state-of-the-art contact center. Mr. Khetrapal has extensive experience in management, marketing, and information technology.

Before joining the Dish Planet team, Mr. Khetrapal was co-founder and Executive Vice President of People.com Inc., a leading provider of IT solutions. In his 6-year tenure with People.com, Mr. Khetrapal took the company from incipiency to one of the fastest growth rates among privately held firms in the U.S. In December 2000, Mr. Khetrapal was involved in an extremely successful exit strategy with the sale of People.com to TMP Worldwide (NASDAQ: TMPW), the parent company of Monster.com.

Mr. Khetrapal holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Lawrence University, Wisconsin.




Mr. Patel serves as President for Dish Planet, where he heads and manages
Global and Corporate Strategic Planning, Governance, Regulatory Relations and Legal Affairs. In the role of President, Mr. Patel has global function responsibilityfor worldwide legal matters including intellectual property development and procurement, technology licensing, regulatory compliance and corporate governance issues. He has extensive experience in the areas of corporate securities law, mergers and acquisitions, governmental regulation, commercial finance, cross border transactions and board of directors' governance.

Mr. Patel’s success in inventing innovative corporate strategies has been driven by his focus on setting new standards of excellence and delivering tangibleresults in every industry in which he works. In his professional practice, Mr. Patel has focused on delivering global and corporate strategies for a broad range of companies- from Fortune 500 to middle market to startups to buyout and venture groups. Mr. Patel has authored articles on globalization and intellectual property strategy, and has developed and managed international business strategies for companies participating in all facets of science, manufacturing and technology disciplines.

Mr. Patel holds a JD from California Western School of Law and a BA from the University of California at Berkeley. In addition to his JD, Mr. Patel holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) specializing in Intellectual Property from Franklin Pierce Law Center in Concord, New Hampshire.




As Vice President of Marketing for Dish Planet, Mr. Winters heads up the creative and marketing team. In this role, Mr. Winters defines the national marketing communications responsibility for corporate advertising, company messaging, marketing alliances, media relations, and external and internal communications. He brings a diverse combination of business strategy and culture experience to the company.

Mr. Winters brings several years of technology industry, distribution and retail startup management experience to Dish Planet. With a keen focus on corporate goals, Mr. Winters has continually been on the forefront of marketing innovation and creativity and has successfully spearheaded several new sales initiatives that have resulted in profitable outcomes for Dish Planet.

Prior to Dish Planet, Mr. Winters founded Choice One Trainers, a successful
personal training consulting firm that serviced community leaders, celebrities, and professional athletes. His innovative marketing and sales strategies played a pivotal part in making Choice One Trainers a successful start-up company.

Mr. Winters was among the 6,600 volunteers who helped make a difference in the Peace Corps and in several other charity organizations. During his four years abroad he lived in eleven countries, many of which were third world countries. He aided and assisted physicians and care givers in the medical field.

When he returned home to the United States he attended Lawrence University in Wisconsin as a pre-med student and obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry.




Mr. Chaudhri is instrumental in the company’s executive decision-making
process and as Vice President of Fulfillment his responsibility is to ensure
that the company delivers unsurpassed service to its customers during and
after the installation process.

Prior to joining Dish Planet, Mr. Chaudhri spent several years in various
management positions at Schneider National. As Service Team Leader and
Account Manager, he developed and implemented a successful management system for several national accounts. As Senior Operations Manager, Mr. Chaudhri helped develop and implement a successful express freight system that grew tremendously, while increasing productivity and efficiencies. The program resulted in a tremendous cost savings for the company. Mr. Chaudhri has been recognized with several awards for “on-time” delivery and service.

Mr. Chaudhri holds a Bachelor’s degree in Government and Economics from
Lawrence University, Wisconsin.




Mr. Mok assumes an executive role as the Vice President of Finance at Dish
Planet and is responsible for financial planning, accounting, treasury functions
and, investor relations. Mr. Mok also focuses on developing strategic financial
models and functions for markets across the U.S. to facilitate business growth
and increase profitability for the company. Prior to joining Dish Planet in July
2003, Mr. Mok was the Controller of Keri System a privately held company in the heart of Silicon Valley and was Controller at TMP Worldwide (NASDAQ: TMPW), where he utilized his merger and acquisition experience in TMP Worldwide (NASDAQ: TMPW), acquiring People.com.

Mr. Mok holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of California at Davis.




Mr. Bustamante’s role is the development and management of interdepartmental processes and communications. Robert is responsible for building, managing and leading the Subscriber Services team, including any third party service providers. Mr. Bustamante launched his career in Consumer Electronics retail management for independent video specialty stores and mass merchandising retail chains. Prior to joining Dish Planet, Mr. Bustamante managed the licensing agreements and strategic business development for StarSight Telecast, Inc. the inventors of the On-screen Interactive Program Guide, that nearly every multi-channel video service provides to navigate, tune and record digital programming.

After college (San Jose State University, Liberal Arts) Robert settled in San Jose, CA where he enjoys watching 100% digital television with his wife and children.


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