Chief Information Officer Reenie Askew
Reenie Askew took on the role of the City’s Chief Information Officer (CIO)
in March 2019. Askew came to Charlotte from Houston, where she served as Deputy
In Houston, Askew led the City’s Enterprise Application Services and
Enterprise Data and Analytics practices. She was also responsible for cloud
management strategies, while providing solutions to support and transform the
business and increase citizen engagement.
Askew is focused on positioning the City of Charlotte to become a city of
the future by harnessing changing technology to develop strong communities
across Charlotte. She's also responsible for managing the city's Innovation and
Technology strategies, delivering technology services to city departments and
partnership agencies, and coordinating information technology initiatives to
support, enhance and advance service delivery.
Askew is a member of the Society for Information Management (SIM), SIM
Women's Network, Houston Evanta CIO Governing Body, and she has been recognized
as a Top Women in Technology honoree. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in
Management Information Systems from the University of Pittsburgh.