Mr. Brower assumed the position of Director of Research and Development for the Geospatial Solutions business unit in 2016. He is responsible for planning and execution Internal Research and Development and technical roadmaps for this organization. He is also leading Harris’s Core Technology Center on Artificial Intelligence.
Our Space and Intelligence Systems business designs, manufactures and integrates systems for Earth and space observation and for satellite communications. Our expertise encompasses advanced sensors, specialty components, and ground receiving and high-volume processing systems. Our analytical tools help users make more informed decisions. We develop efficient enterprise architectures, applying our decades of experience integrating critically important systems and our in-depth understanding of our customers’ missions. We help sustain complex systems for cost-effective life-cycle management and future growth.
He is responsible for the technology roadmaps on the processing, exploitation and dissemination of geospatial intelligence information. There is a focus on how deep learning and big data analytics can be applied to extract geospatial information and intelligence.
Mr. Brower has 30 years of experience in the development, optimization and operation of remote sensing systems.
Previously, Mr. Brower was the product manager for the CogniSense multi-Intelligence software product. This product was incorporated into the CoruvsEye WAMI product line.
Mr. Brower spent more than 15 years as the chairman of the International Committee for Information Standards (INCITS)/L3.2 – Still Image Coding and served as the Head of U.S. Delegation to the ISO/IEC SC 29/JTC 1 WG 1 committee responsible for the development of JBIG, JBIG-2, JPEG, JPEG-LS, JPEG-XR and JPEG 2000.
Mr. Brower holds a Master’s of Science in Imaging Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He has eight patents and has published more than 25 papers, as well as written a chapter in the book, The JPEG 2000 Suite.