"Jo Owen is one of the co-founders of Teach First. He is also one of the founders of Future Leaders and of Teaching Leaders, which develop head teachers and middle leaders for schools in the most challenging circumstances. He is also a founder and Chairman of Start Up, which helps offenders start their own businesses on release from prison.
"Jo is the author of ten best selling business books, including How to Lead and How to Manage. He is also the author of Tribal Business School, which shows what modern business can learn from traditional societies. He was formerly a strategy partner in Accenture's financial services group. He has also built a business in Japan and was the architect of HBOS business banking in the UK. He is a speaker on the subjects of tribes and leadership as well as being a C-suite coach. Jo earned his MA at Queens' College, Cambridge, and his MBA at London Business School." 
- Trustee, Teach First
Resources and articles
- Teach First PEople, organizational web page, accessed July 16, 2012.