The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Owens was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 23 at The Fairmont in San Jose, CA.
“Fearlessly pursuing online innovation that benefits both buyers and sellers every day is our mission,” Owens said. “It is a great distinction to be an EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, and I couldn’t be more proud of the work we have done to help transform critical heavy equipment commerce around the world.”
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