Four experts in the tech sector will present a webinar Tuesday that will offer deep insights into what’s driving the dramatic growth and opportunity in gov tech as an industry. The free webinar is sponsored by e.Republic, parent company of Techwire, Government Technology and a host of other industry publications.

The four presenters will unpack the trends and deals driving the gov tech market and give a look at the top 100 gov tech companies for 2019. 

The webinar begins at 11 a.m., and registration is available online

The speakers are:

— Dustin Haisler, chief innovation officer for e.Republic. Haisler pioneered government use of commercial technologies not before used in the public sector — including Quick Response (QR) barcodes, crowdsourcing and gamification. As chief innovation officer, Haisler has a strategic role to help shape the company’s products, services and future direction. Primarily, he leads e.Republic Labs, a market connector created as an ecosystem to educate, accelerate and ultimately scale technology innovation within the public sector.

— Dennis McKenna, CEO and co-founder of e.Republic. McKenna oversees strategy and business development for the firm and is responsible for its market-leading print and digital publishing, business intelligence and integrated media. A pioneer in the field, Dennis is a trusted adviser to both public- and private-sector leaders in the United States and internationally. Under his leadership, e.Republic’s work is regularly cited in national outlets, including The New York Times, Forbes, Time magazine, The Washington Post and USA Today

— Ben Miller, associate editor of data and business for Government Technology. His reporting experience includes breaking news, business, community features and technical subjects. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno.

— Joseph Morris, vice president of research at e.Republic and a national keynote speaker on issues, trends and drivers impacting state and local government and education. He has authored publications and reports on funding streams, technology investment areas and public-sector priorities, and has led roundtables, projects and initiatives focused on issues within the public sector. Morris has conducted state and local government research with e.Republic since 2007 and knows the ins and outs of government on all levels. He received his Bachelor of Arts in government and international relations from California State University, Sacramento.