Clay Johnson

Clay Johnson was selected as a Presidential Innovation Fellow forRFP-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.


Johnson’s career at the intersection of government and technology began as the Director of Sunlight Labs at the Sunlight Foundation, where he built a community of 2,000 developers, designers and technologists dedicated to helping government be more open and transparent with its stakeholders. Keep reading →