John W. Stanton

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John W. Stanton is the chairman of the board of Clearwire Corporation.[1][2][3] John is also a director on the boards of Columbia Sportswear and General Communication Inc.[4] John was the founder and former CEO of Western Wireless Corporation, former chairman and CEO of VoiceStream Wireless, and former chairman of the CTIA.[5][6] John is listed as #840 in the Forbes 2007 "Richest People" study. It is estimated his net worth US$1.1 billion.[6] John Stanton is currently chairman of the Board of Trustees of Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, where he earned his undergraduate degree.[6][7] He resides in Bellevue, Washington[7] with his wife, Theresa Gillespie and their two sons.

A venture capitalist called Stanton "one of the great entrepreneurs of the American wireless industry...as great as Craig McCaw."[8]

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