David Becker is the Chairman and CEO of First Internet Bancorp (NASDAQ: INBK), a bank holding company with assets of approximately $4.7 billion as of March 31, 2023. He founded and serves as Chairman and CEO of First Internet 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 40-year career of creating successful entrepreneurial companies in financial services technology (“fintech”) and software-as-a-service (“SaaS), having created and sold five Inc. 500 companies. He has held numerous community leadership roles, including board service for TechPoint, a change agent for Indiana’s technology industry and their Foundation for Youth, which promotes STEM education programs for Indiana students; Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), a public charity established to improve philanthropic services supporting the Central Indiana region; and Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, an alliance of CEOs and university presidents working to promote economic growth. Mr. Becker also serves on the Board of Trustees for DePauw 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 and was granted the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentoring by College Mentors for Kids in 2015. In 2021, Mr. Becker was recognized by the Indiana Bankers Association with its Leaders in Banking Excellence award.