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Digital Services Group

What does an effective public service look like? It's convenient, transparent, and easy to access. And these days, it's digital first. With open technologies and modern design practices, we help governments transform how they build and deliver key services.

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DOBT ♥ Open Source

The Department of Better Technology uses open-source software to deliver our products and services quickly and securely.

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Adam Becker

Adam is an experienced software developer and an active contributor and maintainer of several open-source software projects. He was part of the inaugural Presidential Innovation Fellowship class, where he worked on Project RFP-EZ.

Josh Goldstein

Before joining DOBT, Josh worked for the World Bank Group, Google and UNICEF Innovations, helping governments use technology to become more effective and inclusive. He is completing a PhD at Princeton University and has competed in several ultra-marathons.

Clay Johnson

Clay was previously one of the founders of Blue State Digital, the firm that built and managed Barack Obama’s online campaign for the presidency in 2008. Since 2008, he has worked on opening government, both as the Director of Sunlight Labs and as an inaugural Presidential Innovation Fellow leading the RFP-EZ project, a federal experiment in procurement innovation.

Josh Rubenoff

Josh comes to DOBT from two years of leading UI animation, visual QA and design prototyping for a healthcare IT company. He specializes in organizational culture and improving internal design processes.

Kari Mah

Kari is a writer and developer who previously raised funds for community-based organizations and served as a fellow at The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. She is a graduate of Pomona College.

Rebecca Moore

Rebecca joins DOBT from the California Department of Parks and Recreation, where she gained first-hand experience with the many challenges that front-line government workers face. She is a California native, and graduated from UC Davis in 2013 with honors in Classics and high honors in History.

Aidan Nevin

Aidan is a sales professional with experience across many industries, having most recently sold a SaaS reputation management platform to automotive dealerships. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont in 2011 and recently became a father to his daughter, Bella.

Victor Lymar

Victor Lymar is an accomplished software engineer. He comes to DOBT from Scribd (YC S06), where he worked on one of the world's largest Rails apps in production. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley's Computer Science & Cognitive Science program and is also an avid rock climber.