Lean Catalyst: A Lean-Focused Interview Series (Gary Owens, CEO, Mesa Labs)

Lean Focus - Lean Catalyst - Gary Owens, CEO, Mesa Labs



This month’s featured guest on “Lean Catalyst” is: Gary Owens, President & CEO – Mesa Labs (NASDAQ: MLAB)

In this dynamic, one-hour interview series, we will bring together like-minded CEOs who have successfully embraced Lean thinking to drive exceptional results. Through captivating conversations, we delve into their remarkable achievements, uncovering the strategies, insights, and practical wisdom that have propelled their organizations forward. Each interview features an in-depth interview with a distinguished CEO who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in leveraging Lean principles. It’s a great opportunity for sharing experiences, strategies, and valuable knowledge that others can apply to their own leadership journeys.

Gary Owens joined Mesa in March of 2017 as Mesa’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), and then was promoted to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in September of the same year. Mr. Owens had previously worked for the Danaher Corporation, joining the multi-billion dollar global science and technology innovator in 2006. At Danaher, he held various VP positions with responsibility for acquiring and integrating a number of new companies as well as leading portions of Beckman Coulter Life Sciences as General Manager. Prior to that, Gary worked in the technology field successfully overseeing the development of several software product lines while expanding sales channels and networks. Mr. Owens received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from Tulane University and his MBA from the Columbia Business School.

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