Arthur Becker is the chairman and CEO of Zinio, an online magazine distribution service. He’s also invests in bio tech, information technology and real estate. Prior to taking over at Zinio Becker was the CEO of NaviSite, a company offering application and technology management services for customers in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company which has offices in India, the US and the UK also provides cloud based application management and data center hosting services. Becker ran the company from 2002 to 2010. He was also a Vera Wang fashion company senior advisor for 7 years and according to nydailynews.com helped the company become a successful global brand before becoming a private investor.
Becker played many roles at Navisite. According to NY Mag, he was one of the company’s directors from 2002 to 2003 when he became president and CEO. Prior to his work with NaviSite Becker became a manager of the investment fund firm Madison beginning in 1999. The company focused on telecommunications and technology companies. He also co-founded Atlantic and was director and chairman of ClearBlue Technologies, Inc. from 2000 until 2003. He was a founder and board member of the London based technology consulting services company Impower, financial advisory services company Advanced Partners, LLC and a number of other technology and investment companies.
With his vast experience in executive management, financing, acquisition and strategy Becker has played a very important role in every company with which he has been involved. His work is well known and respected throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. His companies provide essential services for governments as well as private industry. Plus his experience with Navisite has enabled him to develop a wide range of valuable skills. This has helped him to build on the knowledge he gained as a student at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business while earning his MBA.
A father of two beautiful daughters, Arthur Becker is a native of Bristol, Connecticut. He earned a degree in art from Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont before becoming involved in business and technology. He currently lives in New York City where he owns valuable real estate.