We are giving away a pair of tickets to January Power Breakfast @ Sentinel Hotel on January 18. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, January 12.
From our sponsors:
January Power Breakfast
January 18, 2018
7:30-9 a.m. | $45-$105 | All Ages
More info: bizjournals.com
614 SW 11th Ave., Portland, OR 97205
During the 1980s, John served as Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman of McCaw Cellular, which became the largest wireless operator in the US. In the late 1980s, John began acquiring rural wireless properties with partners Mikal Thomsen and Terry Gillespie. These properties, along with other merged entities, formed Western Wireless Corporation, which John led as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer through 2005. He also served as chairman and CEO of VoiceStream Wireless, which was spun out of Western Wireless and eventually acquired by Deutsche Telecom in 2001 and renamed T-Mobile USA. Most recently, John served as a director, Chairman and interim CEO of Clearwire Corporation.
In April 2016, Stanton was appointed as the new CEO of the Seattle Mariners organization, where he was the minority owner. Major League Baseball formally approved the sale of the Mariners to Stanton in August of that year.
John is Chairman of Trilogy International Partners. John also serves on the board of directors of Microsoft Corporation, Columbia Sportswear Co. and GameChanger Media, a Trilogy portfolio company.
In the last decade, John has chaired or co-chaired the Business Partnership for Early Learning, the United Way of King County campaign, the Washington Roundtable and the Regional Transportation Commission. He currently serves as the Chairman of Year Up of Puget Sound, a trustee of Whitman College and a director of the Seattle Foundation.
John received his BA in political science from Whitman College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. John and his wife Terry Gillespie have two sons.
Hear the full story and meet the owner of the Mariners on the 18th!