Cowan is a manufacturing executive with more than 20 years of experience managing small and large organizations in the information technology networking, energy and textile industries. He was most recently the director of global product management for Opengear, and he previously served as vice president of marketing for
"I'm excited to bring my broad business experience to support local manufacturers," said Cowan, who earned an engineering degree from
"I was greatly impressed by Christian's breadth of engineering and business experience working in the manufacturing sector using advanced technology from universities," said
Cowan said that manufacturing in
"My aim is to grow the program's capabilities to support the changes taking place in the strong manufacturing industry in
His first priority, Cowan said, is developing new programs and services for the manufacturing community, including innovation engineering, supply chain optimization, and specialized support for family-owned companies. He also plans to leverage state and federal resources to provide the necessary funding to accomplish Polaris' mission.
"I want Polaris to be top of mind when manufacturers are thinking about how to achieve operational excellence," said Cowan. "This encompasses businesses looking to grow, restructure or optimize their operations. I want us to be the go-to experts for whatever assistance they may need."
Established in 1996, Polaris operates under a contract with the
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