John W. Stanton is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded 5 companies, notably: T-Mobile USA, Inc., Trilogy International Partners, Inc. and Trilogy Equity Partners LLC and who has been at the helm of 10 different companies. Presently, John W. Stanton holds the position of Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of The Baseball Club of Seattle LLLP and Chairman at Trilogy International Partners, Inc. (which he founded in 2005). Mr. Stanton is also Chairman-Puget Sound at Year Up, Inc. and Managing Director at Trilogy Equity Partners LLC (he founded the company in 2009) and on the board of 7 other companies.
Mr. Stanton previously was Chairman for Business Partnership for Early Learning, Chairman of First Avenue Entertainment LLLP, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Western Wireless Corp., Chairman of T-Mobile USA, Inc. (he founded the company in 1994), Executive Chairman for Clearwire Corp., Chairman at Trilogy International Partners LLC (he founded the company in 2005), Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for VoiceStream Wireless Corp., Vice Chairman at McCaw Cellular Communications, Inc., Chairman at Washington Roundtable and Campaign Chairman at United Way of King County.
Mr. Stanton received an undergraduate degree from Whitman College and an MBA from Harvard University.