James C. Owens
Chief Executive Officer and President
Mr. Owens is Chief Executive Officer and President of CARCO. He has over 17 years of Operations and Information Technology experience, including:
Mr. Owens originally joined CARCO as the Chief Information and Technology Officer (CITO). First as CITO, and then as CITO and head of the Research Division, he led the modernization of CARCO's technology and operations, implementing industry leading approaches to the performance of high volume background screening and vehicle pre-insurance inspections while further improving CARCO's high quality level. On July 30, 2007, he was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer. On July 1, 2008, he was then promoted to Chief Executive Officer and President.
Prior to joining CARCO, Mr. Owens was Lead Architect at Cap Gemini Ernst and Young (CGEY). At CGEY he designed and implemented numerous, large-scale systems, including a number of innovative Web-based applications. These applications included advanced workflow and rules-based automated decision-making in the financial services and life sciences industries.
Previously, Mr. Owens was a naval officer in the U.S. Submarine Service, where he served as Information Systems Department Head for the U.S. Navy Submarine Training Facility (SUBTRAFAC) in Norfolk Virginia and Combat Systems Department Head for the USS Albany (SSN-753). As Information Systems Department Head at SUBTRAFAC, he spearheaded the modernization of the entire information technology infrastructure, including the development and implementation of modern Web applications that significantly improved employee productivity and the quality of training for Norfolk based submarines and associated submarine personnel. As Combat Systems Department Head on the USS Albany, Mr. Owens led the integration of commercial off-the-shelf technology with the existing submarine mainframe sonar system, resulting in significantly improved sonar capability and reduced costs.
Mr. Owens holds a B.S. in Physics with a minor in Mathematics, summa cum laude, from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and was certified in the supervision, maintenance, and operation of a submarine nuclear power plant.
CARCO, setting the standard for accurate and reliable screening for 39 years.