ProfileGeorge Brown is the Communications / Information Technology Section Chief at the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. In this capacity he is responsible for directing tactical, operational and strategic policy related to citywide and regional public safety technology, including cross-agency data integration projects, as well as deployment of asset/access control systems. Further, he is responsible for the administration and compliance of the city’s wireless radio networks, particularly the local components of the Louisiana Wireless Information Network (LWIN). Currently he is overseeing the deployment of the largest citywide radio upgrade in the last 10 years, using a dedicated enterprise class wireless network, cutting down on thousands of hours a year in radio maintenance. Prior to his current role, he was a New Orleans police officer for 12 years, eight of which were assigned to the Information Technology Section, where he oversaw the project management of all IT software. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Tulane University in Information Technology.