Mr. Dorfman is the retired Vice Chairman of Hughes Electronics Corp. During his time at Hughes, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Hughes Space and Communications Company, the world’s leading builder of communication satellites. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Hughes Communications, Inc., a leading owner and operator of communication satellites and Hughes Telecommunications and Space, a unit responsible for the above businesses including, the international development of DirecTV. After retiring from Hughes, Mr. Dorfman was the Hunsaker Visiting Professor at MIT. Mr. Dorfman has served on the Boards of Directors of Hughes, Raytheon, PanAmSat, American Mobile Satellite, Galaxy Latin America, JCSAT, DirecTV, Galaxy Classroom and HRL Laboratories. He is a former Trustee of the Devereux Foundation and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He has served on advisory committees for NASA, FCC, USIA, Department of Transportation, USC School of Engineering, National Reconnaissance Office and the National Research Council.