Charles Hardnett

Senior Public Safety Advisor
First Responder Network Authority
Charles Hardnett is currently an Applications Architect within the Stakeholder Collaboration Division at the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority). He has more than 25 years of experience in software development, research, software project management, and higher education. He has worked at organizations such as Nortel, Georgia Institute of Technology, Spelman College, and Gwinnett Technical College. Today, his primary responsibilities fall within managing solution experience engagements with public safety and developing technical content for the FirstNet Authority's stakeholders. In addition, he provides technical expertise to the FirstNet applications ecosystem, which includes mobile, web, and desktop applications, Internet of Things, location-based services, push-to-talk, FirstNet developer program, and FirstNet App Catalog.