JumpApps Leadership Team

Robert J. Owens

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


Mr. Owens has extensive experience in the telecom, industrial and military environments providing analysis of complex problems, creative solution design, professional implementation and deployment. Since 2003 Mr. Owens has focused on creating JumpApps and developing products for the wireless market.


Mr. Owens worked for QUALCOMM as technical lead and member of the steering committee of four VPs and three project leads to implement a company wide data solution. In addition he was technical and design lead for a CAD application development project. Mr. Owens also consulted for QUALCOMM to design and implement an automated email and Web registration system for the Eudora email product.


As Project Engineer at SKF Condition Monitoring, Inc. from 1991 to 1993 Mr. Owens designed and developed a real-time monitoring system for large equipment in the petrol-chemical, paper, hydra-electric, and steel industry markets.


From 1985 to 1991 Mr. Owens worked for CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation) where he designed and implemented User Interfaces and communication protocols for the U.S. Pacific Fleet and Air Force.


From 1984 to 1990 Mr. Owens was a product and international events reviewer for M.I.T. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Press “Computer Music Journal”.


Lawren A. Richards

Member of the Board


Lawren Richards has served as a Director of the Company since September 2004. Ms. Richards is an independent consultant in the field of enterprise architecture and business process consulting. She was a co-founder of the Enterprise Architecture practice in the business consulting division of Telcordia Technologies (formerly Bellcore) and was a key player in the inception of AT&T Solutions consulting practice. Richards has also served as a client-facing consultant for both companies. She has expertise in the use of technology as a competitive advantage, the alignment of strategy and technology, organization design and telecommunications business processes. At AT&T her responsibilities included the internal development of an e-commerce business methodology, aligning systems with strategy, and establishing knowledge management processes and systems.


Richards’ experience in telecommunications has focused on assisting domestic and international companies to begin or improve their operational methods with strategic planning and implementation, process planning and implementation, and overall organization. She has guided international firms in preparing for open markets and has worked with companies in all stages of development.


Richards has an MBA from Georgetown University, qualified for project manager certification in 1991. Richards resides in British Columbia, Canada.