Currently serving as the CEO of Technology Assurance Labs, Shane Owens has experience in both the technical and business-related aspects of designing, implementing, and managing networks. Shane was a founder and owner of DNA Communications where his role as Chief Technology Architect was to select the technology, architect and design the network, then install and manage the network and IP services. He brings additional expertise in advanced network development and communication systems through his work with the U.S. Air Force, MCI/Worldcom, and Global Systems. Prior to DNA Communications, Shane was Senior Manager of IP Engineering at EPIK Communications where he was responsible for the network architecture and services of an IP network with included a gateway to Latin America customers via the “NAP of the Americas”. Shane holds a Bachelors of Technology Management from DeVry University along with numerous vendors’ certifications.