SAN JOSE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- David Slothower has been named regional sales manager of Business Wire's Silicon Valley office, it was announced today.
David Slothower, regional sales manager, Business Wire Silicon Valley (Photo: Business Wire)
A native of Silicon Valley, Slothower has witnessed the region's transformation into the world's leading high-tech hub, and the corresponding growth of garage start-ups into today's global tech industry leaders.
"I've seen first-hand the change in this valley from strip malls and orchards to being the center of the universe for technological entrepreneurship and innovation," said Slothower. "Silicon Valley is such an exciting place to be. You never know if that small five person office you are walking in to is going to be the next Apple."
An alumnus of San Jose State University, Slothower joined Business Wire in 2011 as an account executive. Previously, Slothower held sales executive positions with Microsoft and Arkadin.
Slothower reports to San Francisco-based group vice president Dick Bromley.
"David brings the energy, enthusiasm and knowledge to capitalize on the enormous opportunities in Silicon Valley," said Bromley, in announcing the appointment. "We look forward to growing our business significantly under David's leadership."
Away from the office, Slothower is a triathlon veteran with multiple finishes in the Hawaii Ironman competition.
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