Pradman Kaul is a Senior Director of Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, where he advises clients on India and technology related issues. Mr. Kaul is a leading expert in the telecommunications industry and was recently inducted into the National Academy of Engineering.
Mr. Kaul has established several successful companies in India, and he is currently President & CEO of Hughes Communications Systems, which provides satellite-based enterprise and consumer services and networks, mobile satellite networks and terminals, and broadband LMDS point-to-multipoint systems.
He also continues as Chairman and CEO of Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HNS). Before joining Hughes nearly 40 years ago, Mr. Kaul worked at COMSAT Laboratories in Clarksburg, MD.
Mr. Kaul was awarded the IEEE Third Millennium medal in 2000, and in 2009 he was inducted into the Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) Hall of Fame. He holds numerous patents and has published articles and papers on a variety of technical topics concerning satellite communications.
Mr. Kaul received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from George Washington University and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.
Mr. Kaul speaks Hindi, Urdu and English.