People To Watch: Adam Becker

on September 19, 2012 at 11:00 AM

Adam Becker was selected as a Presidential Innovation Fellow for RFP-EZ as part of the new White House Presidential Innovation Fellows program. The program pairs top innovators from the private sector, nonprofits, and academia with top innovators in government to collaborate on solutions that aim to deliver significant results in six months.

RFP-EZ is working to create a streamlined process for the federal government to do business with small high-growth companies to take advantage of the most innovative technologies.


This is one in a series introducing 18 Fellows working on five initiatives that are part of the White House Presidential Innovation Fellows program.


Becker is a software developer and entrepreneur. He co-founded and served as Chief Technology Officer of a civic-oriented startup called GovHub that aims to facilitate communication between citizens and their elected officials in local government.

Previously, Becker built a wealth of experience in different web development projects, with his very first effort being a website for his junior-high punk band.

Becker is passionate about bicycling and lives in Oakland, CA, with his two cats.