2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Meagan Metzger

Name: Meagan Metzger
Title: CEO and Founder
Company: Dcode

Educating the innovators. Tapping into Silicon Valley-type talent has been the government's stated goal for nearly a decade, yet innovative companies still face daunting barriers to entry. With Dcode, Metzger is teaching those firms how to overcome the obstacles and understand how federal IT works. In 2017, she saw 27 firms graduate from the technology accelerator program. And although the emphasis is on providing the tools, context and connections to help companies survive the long haul in federal contracting, the short-term dividends are obvious as well: Dcode companies won 21 contract awards in 2017.

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