Lane Becker
Lane Becker President
Wikimedia LLC

Lane Becker is the President of Wikimedia LLC, a subsidiary of the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that stewards the online encyclopedia Wikipedia and its sister projects. Wikimedia LLC runs Wikimedia Enterprise, which provides commercial data services to organizations that need to repurpose Wikimedia content in other contexts. He is also a Research Associate with the Governance Futures Lab at the Institute for the Future, the world’s leading strategic futures organization. Previously, Lane worked with the US government’s Technology Transformation Service (TTS) as a digital strategist for 18F, an internal consultancy bringing modern digital practices into government, and as Senior Advisor to the Office of Products and Platforms (OPP), which develops new products and services for government-wide use. While at OPP, Lane started and ran 10x, an investment fund that develops ideas sourced from civil servants into technology products and services that benefit the American public. Previous to TTS, Lane worked with the non-profit Code for America, as their Director of Product and Startups, leading both their product development and startup accelerator programs. In 2001, Lane co-founded Adaptive Path, a pioneering research and design firm in the then-nascent field of user experience, which was purchased by Capital One in 2015 to serve as their in-house innovation lab. Lane also co-founded Measure Map, an online blog analytics tool purchased by Google in 2006 that became the front-end of Google Analytics, and Get Satisfaction, an early customer service community platform, acquired by the social media firm Sprinklr in 2014. He continues to invest in and advise technology startups.