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- Recorded July 18, 1997
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Owen, Cole. Interview conducted by Mark Jones, July 18, 1997. The San Diego Technology Archive (SDTA), UC San Diego Library, La Jolla, CA.
Mr. Owen studied Industrial Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and also obtained a degree in Business. He is a former U.S. Naval Officer and veteran of two tours of duty in Vietnam. Prior to entering the health care industry, Mr. Owen worked as an industrial engineer for Celanese Fibers Corporation and for American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T). He was an early member of management at Hybritech, Inc., and was a founder of The Immune Response Corporation and Cortex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Owen has been an advisor to founding management for several successful life sciences companies, including Gen-Probe and Biosite, among others. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Applied Molecular Systems. Mr. Owen has held various senior marketing and business positions and has served as the principal of Owen & Associates, a Life Sciences consulting firm. He has substantial experience in technology assessments, product development and the marketing of medical products. Mr. Owen initially became affiliated with the UC, San Diego through its “CONNECT” offices. He has lectured and taught courses on entrepreneurship for UCSD in the Rady School of Management and Graduate School of International Relations & Pacific Studies as well as taught courses at the University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland.
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At the time of this interview, Mr. Owen served as President of Owen & Associates, a healthcare industry consulting firm.
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