Owen Shoemaker is the President and COO of King Koil. A veteran of the bedding industry, Shoemaker has been with King Koil® since 2009, serving in key executive posts involving marketing, merchandising and product development and is responsible for the company’s day-to-day operations.
Before joining King Koil, he was a Product Development Specialist for XSENSOR Technology Corp., a designer of pressure-mapping systems. During the years 2000 to 2008, he served as a Regional Vice President of Sales for Kingsdown and as Vice President of Brand Development for both Nature’s Rest Marketing and Premier Bedding Group.
Knowledgeable in both sleep science and sleep education, Shoemaker also worked as a Regional Director of Sales and Services for Latex International from 1996-1998. He launched his industry career on the retail side in 1990, as Director of Stores for Ortho Sleep Centers, a major California-based factory-direct chain.