Products and Platforms

Products and Platforms is one of the two business units within 18F. We strive to incubate tools for digital government.


  •, platform as a service for government teams

  •, a shared authentication platform for government services

  • Federalist, allows partners to build customizable and easy-to-maintain static sites

  •, a free API management service for federal agencies

  • eRegs platform, a web-based application that makes regulations easier to find, read and understand

  • US Web Design Standards, open-source UI components and visual styles used to create beautiful, consistent experiences across federal government websites.

Team Structure

  • Acting Director: Will Slack

  • Team members:

    • Joel Minton, Director of

    • Shashank K, Acting Director of

    • Britta G, Acting Deputy Director for

    • David W, Admin Support

How we support internal teams

We promise to support teams on P&P projects with meaningful and impactful work. We will:

  • Empower and support project owners to deliver strong products.

  • Maintain clear expectations with projects

  • Be available for questions large and small


If you’re a P&P project lead, expect to:

  • Attend the weekly P&P meeting.

  • Report weekly on your project’s status, blockers, and financial status via the weekly meeting agenda.

  • Be involved in the staffing process

Where you can reach us