Corey Owens

Head of Public Policy, WeWork

Corey Owens has built and led public affairs teams at some of the world's most innovative and disruptive companies. Most recently he served as Head of Global Public Policy and Americas Communications at WeWork, the platform providing space, services, and community to more than 70,000 creators worldwide. Prior to joining WeWork, Corey was Head of Global Public Policy at Uber Technologies, where he led the company's global public affairs team as the transportation platform scaled from a dozen markets to more than three hundred. He previously held public policy and communications roles at Facebook, the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, and the American Civil Liberties Union. Corey is currently an adviser to Greenbrier Partners, Homezen, Hippocamp Media, and the International Finance Corporation. He is a graduate of Truman State University and The George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management, and lives with his wife, Zeynep, in Yangon, Myanmar.