Gary Brantley

is an innovative technology strategist known for his financial aptitude and expertise in cultivating productive collaborations. He brings his more than 20 years of experience in the technology sector and 17 years of leaderships to his current position as the Chief Information Officer of the DeKalb County School District. In this role, Gary serves more than 118,000 end-users within the school district, which is ranked as the 26th largest school district in the United States and third largest in the state of Georgia.



Top 30 Technologist, Transformer and Trailblazer

Computerworld Premiere CIO 100 winner
Georgia CIO of the Year Finalist
Who’s Who in Black Atlanta



International Society for Technology in Education “Making IT Happen Award”
Georgia CIO Finalist


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March 31, 2018

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FOX 5 News DeKalb Schools APP STORY

March 1, 2018

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