As the founding CEO of Sling TV, Roger Lynch led the creation and launch of Sling TV, an over-the-top television service that delivers the best of live sports, news and entertainment to broadband-connected devices at home and on-the-go. Designed to meet the needs of today’s contemporary viewers, Sling TV earned numerous awards at the 2015 International CES including the show’s top honors – “Best of CES 2015, Overall Winner.”
Roger joined DISH in 2009 and led the successful re-launch of DishWorld (now Sling International) in 2012. Under his leadership, DishWorld grew its subscriber base more than tenfold.
Prior to joining DISH, Roger served as Chairman and CEO of Video Networks International, Ltd., an IPTV technology company in the United Kingdom. While at Video Networks he won an Emmy for Scamp, an on-demand children’s channel, and a BAFTA (British Academy of Film and The Arts) for V:MX, a collection of on-demand music video channels. He also previously served as President and CEO of Chello Broadband N.V., a broadband Internet service provider with operations in ten European countries. Roger began his career as a technology investment banker with Morgan Stanley in New York, Silicon Valley and London.
Roger received his Master of Business Administration with the highest distinction from the Tuck Business School at Dartmouth College and his Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Southern California.