Sling Broadband Executive Team

Addiel Lopez
CEO and Founder,

 

Addiel Lopez has led Sling Broadband since its inception in 2007, transforming the company into a premier broadband company, deploying high-speed broadband direct to businesses, and expanding its Internet backbone network to all major U.S Cities.  Under his leadership, Sling Broadband has stayed at the cusp of technology innovation with its industry-leading network, and its planned deployment of fixed Wimax technologies to every major U.S Market. Sling Broadband’s leadership in network innovation has earned the company numerous citations and awards. Before becoming Sling Broadband’s CEO, Mr. Lopez served as Vice President of Investment Management at Meryl Lynch, where he managed several Commodity and Derivative portfolios. Mr. Lopez shifted his carrier to strategy and hedge fund sales between 2007 and 2009 working in exchange options trading concentrating not only with derivatives, but also with systematized trade and technical trading methodologies. Mr. Lopez also served as Vice President, of Midwest Broadband (now part of Comcast), in this role he was responsible for seven million customers, more than $1 billion in revenue, and led a team of 5,000 employees. In addition to serving as a member on the SFTA (South Florida Technology Alliance), Mr. Lopez is a member of the Board and an officer of CTIA, the wireless industry trade association. Mr. Lopez is a Michigan State University Graduate, holding a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from Michigan State University. The University presented Mr. Lopez with the Distinguished Young Alumni Award, the highest honor given to a graduate by MSU.

 

Gadi Hus
President and Co-Founder,

 

As chief architect of the company’s advanced wireless network, infrastructure and technology, designed to deliver true wireless broadband performance in a fixed environment. Mr. Hus brings nearly 10 years of experience developing wireless networks and architectures to Sling Broadband, including pioneering work in the development and rollout of TDMA, GSM, CDMA and fixed wireless cellular infrastructure and microwave products. In addition, he was instrumental in developing AT&T Wireless’ digital wireless broadband product, one of the earliest OFDM-based wireless systems deployed that foreshadowed the subsequent development of the Wimax 802.16 standards. Before Sling Broadband, Mr. Hus held key executive positions with Volico, Corp and AT&T Wireless (now AT&T Inc.), and Nortel. Mr. Hus also holds two U.S. patents in wireless technologies and a Masters in Molecular Biology and Bio-Chemistry from Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami.