VP of Marketplace & Apps Design
As vice president, Head of MarketPlace & Apps Design of DISH Wireless, Brian Mengwasser is responsible for building customer-facing network functionality and cultivating a development ecosystem on top of the first hyper-distributed cloud and 5G network. He also leads data strategy, architecture, and application of AI/ML to increase value for customers and drive intelligent closed-loop automation throughout the network.
Brian is a founder and angel investor in several tech start-ups in software, distributed systems, cloud, and private networking. He has a background in satellite technology, data businesses, software development, RF signal processing, and environmental engineering. He has been granted five patents in advanced technologies and is a recognized pioneer in radio spectrum sensing.
Recently, he founded and served as CEO of Aurora Insight, a Silicon Valley-backed start-up which systematically measures the radio spectrum – the lifeblood of the wireless industry – using distributed sensors, spacecraft, and virtualized signal processing. Prior to that, he led innovation projects at the satellite telecommunications company SES, in Luxembourg and the US, where he was one of the youngest recipients of the Promise Award from SSPI.
Brian has experience across International, Fortune 500, and Silicon Valley environments working to make smarter decisions with data and teaching software to find patterns that humans cannot see. Brian holds a Master’s degree and two Bachelor’s degrees from Dartmouth College in business, product design, and engineering.
Brian is a data-driven entrepreneur and executive with a passion for expanding connectivity and using intelligent automation to make our technology come alive.