Ben Berkowitz Joins ClearGov Advisory Board
CEO of SeeClickFix Provides Extensive Expertise in GovTech Industry
Hopkinton, MA (June 6, 2016) – ClearGov, a leading municipal transparency and benchmarking platform, announced today that Ben Berkowitz, CEO of SeeClickFix has joined its Advisory Board. In this role, Ben will advise the ClearGov executive leadership team on its go-to-market strategy and product development.
“Ben Berkowitz is a pioneer in modernizing government technology systems. We see many parallels in SeeClickFix’s business model and, as such, we are confident his experience will help accelerate our rapid growth and our ability to revolutionize government transparency and efficiency,” said Chris Bullock, CEO of ClearGov.
SeeClickFix is a communications platform for citizens to report non-emergency issues and governments to track and manage their response. SeeClickFix and ClearGov are both focused on providing cloud-based software solutions to local municipalities that positively impacts our daily lives.
“ClearGov is a unique service provider in fields that I care deeply about – government transparency, accountability and efficiency. The company’s ability to transform confusing government financial data into easy to use information is impressive and is already helping officials identify opportunities to improve operations, which is a mutual goal,” said Ben Berkowitz. He pointed to ClearGov’s go-to-market strategy and said “it resonated with the approach we took at SeeClickFix to grow a large citizen and government network. That experience will help me advise ClearGov to similar success and I’m confident that local communities and the public will be better for it.”
ClearGov transforms city and town financial statements into accessible, easy-to-understand infographics to help citizens better understand how their tax dollars are being put to use. Local governments leverage ClearGov to more clearly communicate their financial performance in an effort to build citizen trust and participation through transparency. ClearGov also provides valuable municipal benchmarking intelligence to help government leaders make more informed and data-driven policy and budgetary decisions while opening the door wider to sharing best practices between municipalities.