Jack Dowling, President and CEO founded Votum in 2006. A recognized business leader Jack has over 36 years of experience including 21 years of C-level accomplishments in companies ranging from early stage start-ups to fast-growth Fortune 1000 corporations. He has deep industry expertise in strategy through tactical planning, software product development, technology services, telecommunications, logistics and distribution.
Prior to founding VOTUM, Jack was the COO for GlobeRanger, a middle-stage software product company. Prior to GlobeRanger, Jack served as COO at Truckload, a middle-stage supply chain management and distribution company. Jack founded and served as CEO of Visual Business Intelligence (VBI), a seed-stage software product company specializing in business activity monitoring (BAM). He has also served as EVP/CIO at Eagle Global Logistics, a $1.7 billion global logistics company; SVP/CIO at CompuCom, a $3+ billion global IT services-based computer reseller; and in several key technology management roles at Sprint, a $10 billion global telecom company.
Bill Owens, Chief Operating Officer has more than 25 years of accomplishments in the Oil & Gas, Financial Services and Healthcare industries. Leading transformational teams domestically and internationally, he has provided the strategic guidance and tactical planning which improved customer services and was reflected on the bottom-line of large and small organizations.
Prior to joining Votum, Bill led the technology services at Union Drilling, Inc., a domestic onshore drilling contractor, as Chief Information Officer. Bill has also served CIO, VP and Director Roles for US Oncology, BJ Services and Smith International. He provided cost reducing, revenue generating and customer experience improvements in each organization and was recognized by the executive teams as a leader not only for technology solutions, but operational business as well.
Pat Patterson, Chief Technical Officer has over 25 years of experience in personnel and technology transformation, business reengineering as well as strategic growth across numerous industries. Pat specializes in planning, developing, and implementing innovative technology solutions to enhance business operations and productivity.
Prior to joining Votum, Pat served at VP Information Technology / CTO at Brinker International. He also served as Interim Chief Technology Officer at Mooyah Franchise, LLC and as VP Technology Operations at MedAssets. Pat has significant accomplishments from the development of strategic plans for the worldwide implementation and operation of client services, production support and development operations through initiation and enforcement of strict budget controls, and negotiating complex agreements. Pat also has extensive experience in joint application development, system integration, benchmarking, capacity planning, project / resource management and cross-functional business operations.