Charles Brennan is an IT executive.
He has been the CIO of the Philadelphia Police Department and in January 2015 was named the Chief Technology Officer of the City of Philadelphia.
In January 2016, he was named Chief Innovation Officer at the City’s Office of Innovation and, a year later, his ouster from the office was announced by the Kenney administration.
Technical.ly Coverage (21 posts)
- Interim CIO Mark Wheeler named permanent head of Philly OIT
- Ex-CIO Charlie Brennan sues city for wrongful termination
- Behind Brennan’s ouster at OIT: a longstanding culture rift, and alleged sexism
- Breaking: Charlie Brennan out as city CIO
- Read this rundown of Philly’s civic-tech all-stars
- The city’s IT overhaul is not going so well. Here’s how to do better
- Philly tech vs. the Democratic machine
- The city’s Office of IT is still struggling with talent retention and says it’s a salary issue
- Jim White, second in command at the city’s Office of IT, gets award for integrity
- Wow: 80 city rec centers are finally getting internet access
- The city has gotten 500+ comments from Philadelphians who can’t get Verizon FiOS
- Is this the answer to City Hall’s civic tech woes?
- What City Council asked CIO Charlie Brennan at OIT’s budget hearing
- CIO Charlie Brennan’s faux pas at the City Council budget hearing
- Civic Tech Director Aaron Ogle is leaving Philly city government
- New city tech chief Charlie Brennan is a change of pace
- Ex-police tech chief Charles Brennan is Philly’s new CTO
- Computer-aided dispatch: This Penn, Temple police technology shortens 911 response times
- Police GIS: Philadelphia Police Department launches ‘biggest public safety GIS in the country,’ upgrading outdated, 90s-era system
- Charles Brennan: how the Police Department’s first Deputy Commissioner of Science and Tech changed how Philly’s cops do their jobs
- Predicting future crimes in Philadelphia