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Dustin Haisler: Innovation in the Public Sector

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Saul Kaplan and Dustin Haisler ponder the question “is government innovation an oxymoron?” and discuss embedding innovation into an organization’s DNA, hacking the process, making a “safe place” for innovation, and not being afraid to do big things.

The Business Model Sandbox Podcast is a series of conversations between BIF's Chief Catalyst Saul Kaplan and leading business model thinkers and doers. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Stay in touch: Get notified when new podcasts, articles, and case studies are released.

Dustin Haisler is Chief Innovation Officer for e.Republic, shaping the company’s products, services, and future direction, while leading e.Republic Labs, a market connector created as an ecosystem to educate, accelerate, and ultimately scale technology innovation within the public sector. Haisler pioneered government use of commercial technologies such as Quick-Response barcodes, crowdsourcing, and gamification in the public sector, and he helped design and launch Manor Labs, one of the first government open innovation programs, which received global recognition as a new model of citizen engagement and innovation. In 2009, Haisler was named a Government Technology Top 25 Doer, Dreamer, and Driver. His work has been featured in WiredInc., The Wall Street Journal, and on the Today Show. A sought-after speaker, Haisler has given two TEDx speeches – one on Disrupting Government (TEDxAustin) and the other on Disrupting Education (TEDxLivermore).

Dustin Haisler will be a storyteller at the BIF2017 Summit, September 13-14, 2017, in Providence, RI. 

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