Definitions for "Process owner"
An individual who is responsible for seeing that processes continue to meet requirements.
The person or group responsible for the accomplishment of a process.
A Process Owner is a senior manager with overall responsibility for ensuring the sustainability of a process. The Process Owner's responsibilities include those of sponsorship, design (including relevant metrics for process) and operation, mainly quality assurance of continuing process suitability.
The individual who possess managerial control over a particular business practice or process.
The process owner is the person who co-ordinates the various functions and work activities at all levels of a process. This person might have the authority or ability to make changes in the process as required, and manages the entire process cycle to ensure performance effectiveness. This person is surely the contact person for all information related to the process.