David Becker is thought-about one of many godfathers of the Indiana know-how ecosystem, having began and offered a number of tech corporations over the previous 4 many years. However he’s in all probability greatest recognized for his present effort, which broke new floor in a complete tech sector. In 1999, he launched First Web Financial institution of Indiana, an online-only financial institution that supplied typical financial institution providers without having to keep up any bodily branches.
First Web Financial institution just lately handed $4 billion in property. Becker is 69 years outdated and says he has no plans handy over the reins of CEO and chairman, provided that growing new services and products for the financial institution scratches his entrepreneurial itch. On this week’s version of the IBJ Podcast, Becker has a wide-ranging dialog with host Mason King, leaping from his motorcycle-trip bucket checklist to what he’s performed to make the financial institution’s new headquarters in Fishers enticing to staff whereas the company world wrangles with the pattern of working from residence.
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