Knox Grad Discusses Satellite TV in Asia

From: The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY)

Faced with well-developed and largely saturated markets in Europe and North America, global satellite operators are looking east, where they seek fresh impetus for growth in Asia’s middle-class consumers and burgeoning enterprises… SES—the world’s second-biggest satellite operator by revenue—is leading the charge, carrying the most paid direct-to-home channels in Asia, with nearly 650 channels as of June… And the company is poised to spend more to shore up its lead here, according to Deepak Mathur, a senior vice president who heads the company’s commercial operations in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East…

[Mathur has a] Bachelor’s degree from Knox College in Illinois; Master’s in international management from the University of Denver…previously served as managing director at Americom-Asia Pacific, a joint venture between General Electric and Lockheed Martin… Read more…