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CitySourced is a real time mobile civic engagement platform. CitySourced provides a simple and intuitive platform empowering residents to identify civic issues (public safety, quality of life, environmental issues, etc.) and report them to city hall for quick resolution; an opportunity for government to use technology to save time and money plus improve accountability to those they govern; and a positive, collaborative platform for real action. A picture tells a thousand words and CitySourced makes it a snap. Download it today!


Download the November, 2010 Public CIO article featuring CitySourced

Download the December, 2010 American City & County Magazine Supplement featuring CitySourced, Esri & Corpus Christi, TX


Client Testimonials

"We’re using CitySourced to connect people and their government through smart technologies that improve efficiency, communication and engagement."
   - Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council President

"In these trying times, this is one of the ways we are doing more with less to deliver public safety and quality of life for our residents."
   - Pete Constant, San Jose City Council District 1

"Labor is always going up; in most big cities, it's between 70 and 80 percent of the annual budget. So anything you can do to make that labor more efficient, that's where you save money. Also, In the not-too-distant future in addition to all traditional means of communication and common electronic forms, I believe we will see increasing use of mobile devices, and especially smart phones, as the preferred means of resident-to-government communications and transactions."
   - Ed Fraga, IT Director at Glendale, CA

The CitySourced Executive Team

Jason Kiesel [ Founder & CEO ]

Jason comes to CitySourced with a tremendous amount of experience in virtually every aspect of web development. As the founder of Kiesel Media Group, a web development firm, Jason architected and developed CommerceComposer, a highly scalable e-commerce platform powering tens of millions of dollars in transactions annually. Additionally, Jason has authored countless websites, and has consulted for many Fortune 500 companies including MySpace, Disney, Transamerica, & Universal.

Brendan Piper [ Director of Product ]

Brendan brings a mix of experience working in marketing and technology for both the public and private sector. His past client list includes the Department of Labor and State Department, as well as Sony Pictures, Qualcomm, and Kyocera. Local civic issues are his passion, and he has served on the board of directors for Votelocal.net, an LA based group focused on getting youth involved in their local government.

Andrew Kirk [ Director of Sales & Marketing ]

Andrew is responsible for growth at CitySourced. Previously, he worked with numerous software technology startups, including Talentolopy.com, Independa, and sticksnleaves. Prior to working with software companies, he served as a marketing manager for a $50M annual revenue, health services company. He graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Economics from Indiana University. Connect with him on LinkedIn and say hello on Twitter.

Charles Taylor II [ Director of Engineering ]

Charles is the "platforms" guy at CitySourced. He has extensive experience with several mobile platforms including iPhone, Android, Blackberry and HP/Palm. He brings extensive desktop and frontend/backend web development experience and can always be found up late trying to stay on the cutting edge of technology. He is also Microsoft Certified Application Developer and has taught Microsoft Certification courses as well as design and programming courses for major fortune 500 companies including Northrop Grumman, Motorola and American Family Insurance. In the not-too-distant past, Charles was a fine artist and published a couple of books.