Inside promotion: Chicago names CTO Danielle DuMerer as CIO replacement

Inside promotion: Chicago names CTO Danielle DuMerer as CIO replacement 625 417 C-Suite Network

After the exit of former Chief Information Officer Brenna Berman in May, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has appointed DuMurer to continue Chicago’s smart city and civic tech efforts.

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has officially appointed Danielle DuMerer to be the city’s new chief information officer (CIO).

City council approved the appointment on Wednesday that replaces Chicago’s former CIO Brenna Berman, who left government after more than six years in the role. DuMerer began working for the city in 2008 as an IT project manager and has gradually risen through the ranks to serve as IT director, chief technology officer, and now CIO, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Among her accomplishments, the city praised DuMurer for work coordinating the city’s open data program and promoting digital inclusion initiatives that made technology and online connectivity more accessible to residents. Under the direction of Berman, DuMurer was also a driving force in…

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