Dr. Owen Brown is the Vice President of Mission Solution Development at Scientific Systems. His primary responsibilities include the conceptualization, development, and implementation of disruptive prototypes and demonstrations of revolutionary solutions for SSCI customers’ most challenging missions. Overall, the focus is on the creation of AI/ML enabled capabilities to command, control, communicate with, and manage composable collections of intelligent agents, smart sensors, and autonomous platforms.
Previous to joining Scientific Systems, Dr. Brown was a Program Manager for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), where he led the MiTEx space demonstration and created the fractionated spacecraft architecture concept culminating in the System F6 program. He was the Chief Technology Officer of KTSi (later SAIC), where he provided senior military leadership advice on advanced space programs. He served as a committee member of the National Academy of Sciences National Security Space Defense and Protection project, and led a congressional report on space traffic management. Brown served on active duty as a nuclear submarine officer and retired from the US Navy Reserve as an Engineering Duty Officer.
A former researcher at NASA Ames, he holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Stanford University.