John Tobin

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About John Tobin

As National General Manager and co-founder of Slalom Consulting, John Tobin is responsible for driving the overall vision, direction and operations for Slalom’s 11 Offices. By attracting and empowering a team of strong regional leaders rooted in their own local markets—the engine powering Slalom's local strategy—he guides the company toward expanded growth, a larger footprint, and a wider range of innovative solutions.

Prior to Slalom, John served as Director of Architecture at AT&T Wireless and as a manager at Ernst & Young, among other firms. A 2011 winner of Consulting Magazine’s Top 25 Consultants award and a 2008 winner of the Ernst & Young Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year award, he holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Northern Illinois University. John enjoys golf and playing sports with his wife, Ellen, and three children, Greta, Riva, and Ryan.

Slalom Consulting brings together business and technology expertise to help companies drive enterprise performance, accelerate innovation, enhance the customer experience, and increase employee productivity. The firm delivers award-winning solutions in areas such as organizational effectiveness, business intelligence, mobility, and cloud through a national network of local offices across 11 North American cities.

Founded in 2001 and based in Seattle, WA, Slalom has rapidly grown to more than 1,800 consultants. The company has earned recognition from Microsoft as the Partner of the Year five times, including 2012 Microsoft Office 365 Solution Partner of the Year, as well as one of the Top 10 Best Firms to Work For by Consulting Magazine. For more information, visit

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