Bowen has been teaching and working in curriculum design since 1997. He began his career as a high school mathematics teacher in Newton, MA and was then a lead author on the high school CME Project Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus, Linear Algebra, along with a three-course Integrated series, while working as a Senior Curriculum Designer at Education Development Center. Bowen has written and delivered the course for teachers at the Park City Mathematics Institute since 2001, and volumes of these courses have been published by AMS. Bowen has led professional development live and online for teachers and coaches nationwide, and presents at NCTM and NCSM annually. Bowen has a B.S. in mathematics from Stanford University and a M.A.T. in mathematics education from Boston University. In his spare time, Bowen plays pinball and is a mathematical consultant for TV game shows.