Part technologist. Part marketer. Part futurist. A radically different executive.

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Dustin Haisler is the Chief Innovation Officer for e.Republic - the nation's leading state and local government media and research company - and the parent company of Government Technology, Governing, and the Center for Digital Government. Dustin also serves as an Eisenhower Fellow (2019 Zhi-Xing Program) and Program Faculty for the Certified Public Management Program (CPM) at Texas State University.

As the former Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Assistant City Manager for the City of Manor, Texas, a city outside Austin, Dustin quickly built a track record and reputation as an early innovator in civic tech. Dustin pioneered government use of commercial technologies not before used in the public sector – including Quick-Response (QR) barcodes, crowdsourcing, and gamification. Named a Government Technology Top 25 Doer, Dreamer and Driver in 2009, his work over the years has been featured in Wired, Fast Company, the Wall Street Journal, Inc. Magazine, the Today Show on NBC, and Citizenville by California Governor, Gavin Newsom. 

Dustin graduated Magna Cum Laude from LeTourneau University with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration and has worked universities around the globe on incubating next-generation technologies in government including the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford University and the University of Trento, Italy. Dustin continues to work with Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, academia, gov tech startups, and non-profits across the globe on innovation, go-to-market, and citizen engagement strategies. Dustin is also a frequent speaker on public-sector innovation and also serves on numerous public and private boards throughout the world.

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Now Streaming: GO PUBLIC - Telling the Stories of Government Getting It Done.

Cities and states across the country face new challenges, growing complexity and old, tired bureaucracies. Go Public is about those places that are changing the status quo. It’s about the people and ideas in government that are helping solve problems and make communities better places to live. In this new podcast from the editors and reporters of Governing and Government Technology, we’ll take a look at some of the successes – and the failures – that are remaking the way government works, and re-imagining the way the public sector delivers services to citizens.

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