Jason A. Prescott, CEO of JP Communications INC, directs a network of vertical search engines, advertising networks, and product sourcing directories customized for wholesalers, retailers, importers, discounters and auctioneers.
Anchored by TopTenWholesale.com, the network expands to OffPriceNetwork, Wholezilla and WholesaleU. The vertical TopTenWholesale network serves apparel, accessories, footwear, jewelry and general merchandise businesses. It tracks and publishes the Top Ten Wholesale Trends, providing an industry-expert filtered and refined matching system where buyers, sellers and advertisers can search keyword popularity by date. In March 2009, Prescott successfully merged his company with Manufacturer.com, opening offices in Hangzhou, China under JP Communication’s new subsidiary Flat World Media LTD.
Prescott is active in the search marketing community and is knowledgeable in search models and technology. He is a course author for Search Engine Marketing Professionals Organization, serving on SEMPO’s Education Committee. He has spoken at Search Engine Strategies, SIPPA, SANDIOS, ASD Trade Show, and San Diego Software Council, and is a member of the San Diego Venture Capital Group and High Tech Marketing Association. Prescott has authored articles on B2B and vertical search appearing in B2B Online, OMMA, IMediaConnection, CEO Magazine, Entrepreneur Online. He has been cited in Inc Magazine, Business Week and Forbes Online.
TopTenWholesale was named #1 in Fast Growth Awards 2008 by bizSanDiego and ranked in the Top 20 for Technology Awards sponsored by the San Diego Business Journal. Prescott was selected to the Top 40 Entrepreneurs Under 40 roster in 2007 by San Diego’s Metropolitan Magazine, was recognized for Outstanding Emerging Business of the Year (San Diego Chamber of Commerce), and recognized as People To Watch in CA (San Diego Union-Tribune). JP Communications sponsors fundraising, making technology donations for San Elijo School in California. A graduate of Western Connecticut State University. Prescott majored in Law Administration and Marketing.