Until my junior year, I was more social than academic. I married, had a son and reassessed my priorities.
Also check out the feature story NC State magazine ran on Owens in 2005. There’s a preview after the jump.
Owens was promoted to chief economist at Geneva, Switzerland-based Caterpillar Overseas S.A, where his work forecasting sales, monitoring the economic-political environment, analyzing costs and conducting pricing studies took him all over Moscow, Johannesburg and cities throughout Europe. He loved it. “It was like being in adult Disneyland.”
But it didn’t last.