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William A. Owens

AKA William Arthur Owens

Born: 8-May-1940

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military, Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs, 1994-96

Military service: US Navy (1962-96)

Wife: Monika

    University: BS Mathematics, US Naval Academy, Annapolis (1962)
    University: BA and MA Politics, Philosophy, and Economics, Oxford University
    University: MA Management, George Washington University

    Nortel CEO (2004-05)
    Teledesic Corporation CEO (2003-04)
    Teledesic Corporation Vice Chairman and Co-CEO (1999-2003)
    SAIC President, COO, Vice Chairman
    Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (1994-96)
    US Defense Department Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (1991-93)
    US Defense Department Commander, US Sixth Fleet (1990-92)
    Member of the Board of AEA Investors
    Member of the Board of Daimler Chrysler
    Member of the Board of Embarq (2006-, as Chairman)
    Member of the Board of Nortel (2002-05)
    Member of the Board of Polycom
    Member of the Board of Wipro Limited (2006-)
    Defense Policy Board
    Brookings Institution
    Carnegie Corporation Trustee
    Council on Foreign Relations

Author of books:
Lifting the Fog of War (2000, with Edward Offley)

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