Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board / President
Harold R. (Hal) Brewer is Chairman of the Board and President of INTUITIVE. Under Mr. Brewer’s leadership, INTUITIVE has become widely recognized as a leader in industrial and mechanical systems, electrical engineering, as well as business management, system analysis and programmatic support. Since the company’s inception in 1999, Mr. Brewer has been responsible for the design, operation and improvement of all systems that deliver the firm’s services. He is responsible for maintaining, communicating, and implementing INTUITIVE’s vision, mission, and overall corporate direction. Mr. Brewer formulates and implements INTUITIVE’s strategic plan and oversees the complete operation of the organization. By maintaining awareness of both external and internal competitive landscapes, he is able to identify new opportunities for expansion, customers, markets, new industry developments and standards.
Mr. Brewer has more than 25 years management support experience, including 15 years of support to systems engineering and integration, production and industrial engineering and program management for complex defense systems. During his civil service career, Mr. Brewer served as a senior level member of General Officer’s Staff. He was responsible for Acquisition Management and Systems Engineering oversight of two Major Defense Acquisition Programs ($500M+), ten Product Management Offices and numerous Weapon System Management Offices. He established Command goals and processes for acquisition program development, evaluation and management. Mr. Brewer developed strategic vision and policy recommendations in areas such as Life Cycle Management, Total Ownership Cost, Acquisition Reform, Horizontal Technology Integration, Integrated Data Management, and resource planning and management. He acted as a liaison with Army Materiel Command Headquarters and Office of Assistant Secretary of Army for Research Development and Acquisition on matters of program and acquisition management.
He received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB), a Product/Production Engineering Diploma from the U.S. Army Materiel Command Training Center, and an Advanced Program Manager Diploma from the Defense Systems Management College. He has also completed graduate coursework at the University of Alabama in Huntsville in engineering and organizational management.
In December 2011, Mr. Brewer was recognized by UAB’s School of Engineering as one of their 40 Engineers Making a Difference.