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Jeffrey Owens

Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, Delphi

Jeff OwensJeffrey J. Owens, 58, is the chief technology officer and executive vice president of Delphi Automotive, a $16B global automotive systems supplier. He is responsible for the enterprise information technology function and Delphi’s global engineering organization, which includes more than 18,000 technologists located in 15 major tech centers.  Owens leads the company’s innovation strategies while driving advanced technologies that support the global megatrends of safe, green and connected.

Owens has served in a variety of engineering, manufacturing, finance and product line assignments. He served as president of Delphi Asia Pacific from 2006-2009.  Most recently, Owens served as president of the Electronics & Safety division of Delphi Automotive, a role in which he established key growth product lines including active safety, power electronics for EV/HEV’s and consumer connectivity electronics.

Owens has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Kettering University, as well as a master’s degree in business from Ball State University. He also completed the Global Executive Program at Duke University.   Owens currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Kettering University and the Executive Committee of the Energy Systems Network.