Dibya Sarkar is an Editor in the Government Publishing Group at FierceMarkets. He writes regularly for FierceHomelandSecurity, FierceGovernmentIT, FierceMobileGovernment and FierceGovernment. He previously was a business reporter for The Associated Press in the Washington bureau, writing about lobbying, telecommunications and technology among other issues. Before that, he wrote about federal technology policy, namely as it related to homeland security and state and local emergency response, for Federal Computer Week and the defunct Civic.com. Before joining FierceMarkets, he worked as a senior strategic writer for North Carolina-based media communications company Capstrat, writing and editing research papers and marketing materials for Deloitte, Blue Cross, Siemens, Duke Energy and other clients. A graduate of Colgate University and American University, he lives in Washington, D.C.