John Slot Joins Valencia as Vice President, Information Technology and CIO


A Message from Dr. Sandy Shugart, Valencia College President

Welcome William “John” Slot Jr., who joined Valencia on Monday, May 9, 2016, as vice president, information technology and chief information officer.

John has more than 20 years of experience as a business and information technology executive blending vision, ideation, operations and strategy to drive the shared vision of numerous organizations.

He has worked internationally in diverse industries, including: consulting, entertainment and hospitality, healthcare, insurance, publishing, power generation, utilities, telecommunications, financial services, transportation and federal, state and local governments.

John has served the community as a member of the American Chamber in Shanghai, as well as serving in Florida, as treasurer and executive board member of the Orlando Science Center, as executive board advisor to (14-county regional chamber of commerce) and as a member of the Central Florida Transportation Corridors “Task Force.”

Prior to joining Valencia, John held executive roles with SAS Institute, was a vice president with North Highland Consulting and held management positions with First Data Corporation, in support operations, application development and business integration.

John has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from East Carolina University and a Master of Science in Management of Technologies from Georgia Institute of Technology.


  • Amy Bosley said:

    Welcome, John! Glad to have you on our team!

    PMTue, 17 May 2016 21:18:51 +0000Tue, 17 May 2016 21:18:51 +0000pm16,9:18 pm

  • Bill Haus said:

    Hi John, welcome to Valencia College! Look forward to the opportunity to meet and work with you. Best wishes.

    AMWed, 18 May 2016 07:05:15 +0000Wed, 18 May 2016 07:05:15 +0000am16,7:05 am

  • Karen Cowden said:

    Welcome to the Valencia "family", John. It's a marvelous place to call "work".

    AMFri, 20 May 2016 10:28:51 +0000Fri, 20 May 2016 10:28:51 +0000am16,10:28 am

  • Rooney LaPlante said:

    Congrats on your new position here at Valencia John! Entertainment and hospitality too, alright!

    PMWed, 25 May 2016 15:41:23 +0000Wed, 25 May 2016 15:41:23 +0000pm16,3:41 pm

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