David Becker is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of First Internet Bancorp (Nasdaq: INBK), a bank holding company with assets of $4.1 Billion as of September 30, 2019. Mr. Becker founded and serves as President and CEO of the Bancorp’s subsidiary, First Internet Bank, which opened for business in 1999 as an industry pioneer in the branchless delivery of banking services.
Mr. Becker has a history of more than 35 years creating successful entrepreneurial companies in financial services and technology. He has created five Inc. 500 companies and sold three of them to public companies. He currently has an educational software firm, DyKnow, and a retail software firm, RICS.
Mr. Becker is actively involved in advancing the interests of his community. He serves on the boards of the Indiana Technology & Innovation Association (ITIA), an advocate for the technology industry; the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP), an alliance of CEOs and university presidents working to promote economic growth; TechPoint, a change agent for Indiana’s technology industry; and the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), a public charity established to improve philanthropic services supporting the central Indiana region.
A firm believer in the value of higher education, Mr. Becker has supported a number of Indiana universities and educational organizations. He is a member of the Board of Trustees at DePauw University. He is Councilor Emeritus for the Dean’s Advisory Council for the School of Informatics at Indiana University (IUPUI) and previously served on the Board of Trustees at Vincennes University.
Mr. Becker is a 2001 recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award and a 2002 recipient of the INITA (later TechPoint) Trailblazer in Technology award. In 2004, he was named Sagamore of the Wabash by Indiana Governor Joe Kernan. In 2008, he was inducted into the Junior Achievement-sponsored Central Indiana Business Hall of Fame. In February 2015, he was granted the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentoring by College Mentors for Kids.
Mr. Becker is a 1975 graduate of DePauw University.