Pradeep has more than 35 years of experience spanning digital, wireless and telecommunications domains. Prior to launching HSC, Mr. Kaul was an Exec. VP of Hughes Network Systems (HNS) & a member of the Office of the Chairman. In growing HNS from a $100M acquisition to the $1.5B level, Mr. Kaul had served as the head of various functional groups, at different points of time, including engineering and global marketing and sales. As part of his career at Hughes, he led the packet switching group during the ‘80’s and the digital cellular businesses during the ‘90s. Pradeep has also published several telecom related articles, served on public and private company boards and has contributed to many key patents in the telecom field. More recently, he has been active in the venture capital world as both an investor and an advisor.