Eric J. Bowden

Executive Director of Innovation and Standards

With more than 25 years of technology development experience, Eric J. Bowden is an effective business executive with experience helping high-tech companies improve the quality and effectiveness of their products. He manages the strategic and tactical execution of all Centeva contracts in DC Area. Responsibilities include defining and applying the best practices that have helped Centeva become a recognized leader in IT and acquisition support services. Eric has driven Centeva’s strategies in Business Process Management, Business Analysis, Quality Management, Certification & Accreditation (C&A), and Project Management Office (PMO) creation and support.

Eric’s management career has touched hardware and software development, quality management consulting, and high-tech publishing. As a founder and CTO at KeyLabs, he developed the product and service strategies that helped clients such as Microsoft, Hitachi, and HP develop quality into their products. While at KeyLabs, Eric directed the creation of the largest independent Internet performance testing laboratory of its time (as measured by Gartner). Prior to joining Centeva, Eric was COO at DAZ 3D. In that capacity he was responsible for all 3D software and 3D content development. Additionally, Eric’s career has been deeply rooted in technology product development. Starting his career out as a mainframe programmer, he has worked with LAN and network products, identity management hardware and software, and desktop and web applications

Eric holds an MBA with emphasis in Information Technology and a BA in Organizational Communications.