Mark Headd

Mark Headd

Former Philadelphia CDO, Innovation Specialist at GSA

Brief Bio

Mark Headd is the former Chief Data Officer for the City of Philadelphia, serving as one of the first municipal Chief Data Officers in the United States. He also served as Director of Government Relations at Code for America, and as Director of the Delaware Government Information Center. Self taught in software development, he holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and is a former adjunct instructor at the University of Delaware’s Institute for Public Administration teaching a course in electronic government. He currently works as an Innovation Specialist with the General Service Administration's Technology Transformation Service (18F).