Sclavos holds a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California.
Before joining VeriSign, Stratton served as the VP of International Marketing and Sales at Taligent, a position he held from 1994 to 1995. From 1992 to 1993, he was the VP of International Sales at GO Corporation. Prior to that, he spent five years at MIPS Computer Systems in various executive positions, and as a member of the senior management team during the company's successful IPO in 1989 and subsequent merger with Silicon Graphics in 1992. He held various executive positions at Megatest, a semiconductor equipment firm, from 1982 through 1987.
Awards and Honors
- He was awarded with the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for Northern California in 2001.
- He was also honored with the 2001 Morgan Stanley Morgan Leadership Award for Global Commerce and named to Forbes' Top 50 CEOs list.
- He was recognized by the Silicon Valley Business Journal as the Entrepreneur of the Year in 1998 in the emerging companies category.