Owen is a Creative Director and entrepreneur with experience in both the design and start-up world. He is an alum of ArtCenter College of Design and brand incubator Ferroconcrete.
Owen is a current Partner at Brand Name Studio, a design and content-driven agency.
Previously, Owen served as Co-Founder and CEO of Commodity, a premium fragrance brand that dedicates itself to offering a more personalized experience. Originally an online fragrance company, Commodity allowed anyone to discover its line of scents through a try-at-home service. The combination of its products and scent-tailoring concept won numerous design awards and critical praise from GQ, Fast Company, Refinery 29, and W Magazine.
While at Commodity, Owen led the creative team to build a lifestyle brand that combined accessibility with understated luxury. The Commodity team challenged tradition and helped create a movement that brought niche fragrances to a new market.
Today, Commodity can be found at Sephora retail locations worldwide.