John Sloat

Founder and CEO

In addition to managing UpTop’s overall business strategy and financial coordination, John takes on the account management for clients such as CenturyLink, Vancouver Olympic Games and T-Mobile.

A seasoned business analyst and consultant, John enjoys working with clients to develop digital solutions that help them solve their business problems.

Career
Prior to founding UpTop, John spent several years in Japan working for Sony, Ibaraki Prefecture and a Japanese government think tank. John’s Internet career started with a marketing job at IVI Publishing, and John worked as a freelance project manager for various companies including Cobalt and Free Range Media.
Education
In addition to his Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington, John also earned a bachelor’s degree from University of California.

Outside of the office
In his free time, John enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids, reading, traveling and cheering for Seattle sports teams. He also enjoys volunteering in his community, most recently serving as President of the Bainbridge Island Youth Soccer Club.