What we do
CityGeo helps departments share data used for mapping, analysis, and city services. Our team of analysts, application developers, and project managers:
- Creates applications to analyze and show geographic data.
- Performs geographic and statistical analyses for departmental projects.
- Publishes much of the geographic data created by city departments as open data.
- Coordinates major spatial technology contracts for the City.
- Manages large data integrations.
- Supports standards for how geographic data is mapped, shared, and managed.
Mark is the interim chief information officer for Office of Innovation and Technology. He keeps his previous responsibilities as deputy CIO and chief geographic information officer (GIO) for CityGeo, Enterprise Architecture, and Web+Creative teams.
As GIO, Mark has introduced new technologies and established policies to make web mapping, analysis, and data sharing easier for all staff to better support the residents of Philadelphia. He’s a passionate urban planner and co-produced the Neighbors Helping Neighbors project for the Citizens Planning Institute, and its guide for neighborhood problem-solving, the Citizens Toolkit. Mark has a master’s degree in regional planning from the University of Massachusetts and a bachelor's in environmental science.
Map the City’s open geographic data, including zoning boundaries and demolition and building permits.