David Recordon

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David Recordon
Taken 2009-04-01 by Brian Solis
Born (1986-09-04) September 4, 1986 (age 32)
OccupationFormer Director of White House Information Technology (White House)

David Recordon (born September 4, 1986, in Portland, Oregon), aka "daveman692",[1][2][3] is an open standards advocate currently residing in San Francisco. On March 19, 2015 he was appointed to the newly created role of Director of White House Information Technology by U.S. President Barack Obama.[4]

Recordon was formerly employed as an Open Platforms Tech Lead at blogging company Six Apart and more recently as a Facebook Engineering Director.[5]

Recordon is best known for his involvement in development and popularization of OpenID. Recordon is an active proponent of OAuth and microformats.

In 2007, Recordon became the youngest recipient of the Google-O'Reilly Open Source Award.[5][6]


  1. ^ "David Recordon's (Old) Blog". daveman692.livejournal.com. Retrieved 2019-01-08.
  2. ^ "David Recordon (@daveman692) | Twitter". twitter.com. Retrieved 2019-01-08.
  3. ^ "David Recordon (@daveman692) • Instagram photos and videos". www.instagram.com. Retrieved 2019-01-08.
  4. ^ Breckenridge, Anita. "President Obama Names David Recordon as Director of White House Information Technology". Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  5. ^ a b David Recordon - Person President and Director @ Open Web Foundation. CrunchBase. Retrieved on 2014-05-23.
  6. ^ "Google-O'Reilly Open Source Awards - Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2011-09-17.