President & Chief Operating Officer
As President and COO, Owen is responsible for the successful execution of NCR’s growth strategy across the business units, in addition to overseeing NCR’s functions and operations, including Software, Sales and Services.
Since his arrival in 2018, Owen has led the acceleration of NCR’s digital transformation, streamlined operations for increased customer satisfaction and quality, and clearly positioned NCR’s differentiated value as a software and services-led technology provider of choice. He is known for strategy and process thinking, instilling the disciplines, structures and measurements to successfully execute NCR’s business plan.
Prior to NCR, Owen has had a distinguished history of executive leadership positions. At ManpowerGroup, a global leader in talent management and workforce, his leadership transformed the company from a traditional staffing business into a Fortune 150 human capital organization. As group president at Metavante, Owen was instrumental in helping the company grow 7X and expand new business lines. Prior to Metavante, Owen’s 14-year career at IBM spanned across sales, sales management and product marketing disciplines. Throughout his career, he has also served as a management consultant with venture capital and private equity groups.
Owen has served on a variety of corporate and non-profit boards of directors and currently serves on the board of trustees for his alma mater, Marquette University, where he served as chair from 2017-2020.