Primary Role
, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Partner, and Chairman at Trilogy Equity Partners
Education
Harvard Business School

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Mr. John W. Stanton is a Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Partner, and Chairman of Trilogy Equity Partners. Mr. Stanton has been the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Western Wireless Corp. since 1992. In 1992, he served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Pacific Northwest Cellular and Chairman for General Cellular Corporation and Wireless Corporation. Mr. Stanton served as the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Clearwire Corporation from March 2011 to August 10, 2011. He served as the Chief Operating Officer at McCaw Cellular from 1985 to 1988. He also served as the Vice Chairman of the firm. Mr. Stanton was founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of VoiceStream Wireless. Mr. Stanton has been the Executive Chairman of Clearwire Corporation since August 10, 2011. He served as the Chairman at T-Mobile USA, Inc. from 1994 to 2002 and the Chief Executive Officer from February 1998 to March 2003. He has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hutchison Telecommunications International Ltd., since August 23, 2004. Mr. Stanton has been a Director at VoiceStream Wireless Corp. since February 1998. He has been a Director at Western Wireless Corp. and predecessors since 1992 and is a Member of the T-Mobile International Group. Mr. Stanton has been a Director at Advanced Digital Information Corp., (ADIC) since 1989, which includes five years prior to its acquisition by Interpoint in 1994. He has been a Director of Columbia Sportswear Company since July 1997. Mr. Stanton also serves as a Director at Microcell Telecommunications, Inc. He serves as a Trustee at Whitman College. Mr. Stanton served as a Director at 360networks Inc. since May 2000. He served as a Director at McCaw Cellular Communications, Inc. from 1987 to 1994. Mr. Stanton served as the Chairman of Telocator from 1986 to 1995 and is the Chairman Emeritus of the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association.

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