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.
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.
Keith R. Jones
Vice President of Sales and Business Development
Keith R. Jones is the Vice President of Sales for Sling Broadband. Mr. Jones brings over 25 years of telecommunications industry experience to Sling Broadband and is responsible for the company's "go-to-market" activities including Sales and Business Development. Prior to joining Sling Broadband Keith enjoyed a successful track record in the Wireline and Wireless Telecommunications Industry. During his tenure in the Telecommunications Industry Keith has excelled in Sales and Sales Management with Industry leading companies including MCI, WorldCom, and FPL FiberNet. In addition to his tenure at these companies Keith also founded 2 successful companies: Datajack the First US Pre-Paid Mobile Data MVNO which was sold in 2009 and Edgetech International which he took public on the OTCBB Market. The combination of Industry Leading Corporate Experience and the Entrepreneurial Passion has Keith positioned for continued success for years to come. Mr. Jones studied Business Administration and Marketing at Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y.
Before coming to Sling Broadband, Ryan Pinagel worked as an independent marketing consultant; advising clients in such diverse fields as construction, commodities trading, communications, food service and the entertainment industry. Mr. Pinagel studied Marketing Management at Florida International University before starting his career with internships and entry-level marketing sales at advertising agencies. He quickly advanced to marketing management positions and also began consulting independently with clients. Mr. Pinagel later worked for several advertising agencies at the executive level in media purchasing and intellectual properties licensing. He consulted with agencies on strategic marketing development including cutting-edge techniques in love branding, guerilla marketing and early viral marketing. He brings a wealth of knowledge and talent to Sling Broadband; helping to position the company as a communications industry leader.