John Owens is chief people officer at Sentient Technologies. A recognized leader in building high performance teams, John heralds a rich experience in human resources for teams that thrive on innovation in a fast-paced, complex environment. John’s career includes consulting experience at EastWest Consulting and Essex Property Trust where he advised in recruiting, leading, developing and coaching teams in startup, rapid growth or transitional phases. John’s most recent position outside of consulting has been as a SVP of Human Resources for Epocrates where he grew the company from a handful of employees in one office to a team of almost 400 employees now in three locations.
John holds a B.S. in Occupational Health and a B.S. in Business from San Jose State University.