Rob Owen joined Bio Nebraska as Executive Director in 2019. Prior to Bio Nebraska, Rob was an attorney with the Dobrusin Law Firm, a strategic intellectual property law firm, where he was Of Counsel, and served as general counsel for Streck, Inc., a market leader in the medical device industry, for over 8 years. While serving as Streck’s general counsel, Rob became involved with Bio Nebraska. He was active in the organization for many years and most recently served as chairman of the board of directors.
Prior to entering the private sector, Rob held a series of advisory positions in the federal legislative and executive branches, first as Senior Counsel to U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel, then as Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, and later as Counselor with the U.S. Department of Labor. He also worked as the Director of Government Affairs for the National Association of Broadcasters.
Rob earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska. He continues to give back to the Omaha community as a volunteer and board member with the TeamMates Mentoring Program, the Westside High School Alumni Association and the Christ the King School Parents Club.