Dustin Haisler is currently the Assistant City Manager and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the City of Manor, Texas. While at the City of Manor, Dustin and his team have innovated a number of solutions to increase efficiency and cut cost. Dustin’s innovative uses of technology have received international attention and won numerous awards. In 2009, Dustin was named by Government Technology as one of the 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers of Technology in the nation.
One of Dustin’s most notable projects was the deployment of a Quick Response Codes (QR-code) throughout Manor. QR-codes are two-dimensional barcodes that can be decoded with most newer model camera phones. Residents and tourist that visit Manor can scan the QR-codes placed throughout town with their camera phones to receive real-time information on city projects, historic buildings and much more.
Last year, Dustin helped launch Manor’s open innovation platform called Manor Labs, in conjunction with the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford University. Manor Labs was the first transparent ideation platform in government and has spurred numerous solutions to city problems.
Dustin graduated Magna Cum Laude from LeTourneau University with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration.