Global Conference 2010
Vice President, Marketing, Sprint
David Owens is Vice President of Consumer Acquisition at Sprint Nextel Corp., responsible for all national offers, channel marketing and product launch activities. Prior to this role, he was responsible for product strategy and commercialization. He also serves as the primary spokesman for the corporation on product-related opportunities. Recent accomplishments include the announcement of the EVO 3G/4G mobile handset and the launch of the Palm Pre and Samsung Instinct. He also led successful launches of rate plans and the Sprint Free Guarantee that provides customers the ability to try Sprint risk-free. Owens has held several positions with Sprint, including vice president of business marketing, vice president for the Office of Organization Integration, Sprint North Supply vice president of marketing and product, and vice president of the Public Networks Division. Owens earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas and received his M.S. in management from Baker University.