Michael Owens, Vice President, Information Technology at Start Early

Michael Owens

Vice President, Information Technology

Michael Owens leads Start Early’s technology operations, guiding the effective use of technology resources across the organization. He provides strategic IT leadership that enables staff, families, and associated professionals to connect, collaborate and close the opportunity gap for our youngest learners.

Prior to joining Start Early, Michael held senior IT leadership positions as vice president and chief of technology at the Chicago Zoological Society and national IT responsibility as director of technology support at Tribune Company.

Michael holds a master’s degree from Purdue University, serves on the College of Business and Administration Advisory Board at Chicago State University and is a Fellow with the Poynter Institute in Virginia.