Arthur is the current Managing Director of Madison Partners. The investment firm focuses on real estate and early stage Bio Tech ventures. Arthur was previously the Chairman and CEO of Zinio, the world’s largest digital newsstand. Before working at Zinio, he served at NaviSite as a CEO. NaviSite provides application management services and technology to customers in the US and UK. The company has offices located in the US, UK, and India. NaviSite offers services such as data center hosting and cloud-based application management to business organizations. Before that, Arthur worked as a senior advisor to the Vera Wang fashion company for seven years.
In a report by The Real Deal, Arthur engaged in both technology and real estate during his stay at NaviSite and Zinio. After selling NaviSite to Time Warner in 2011, Arthur expanded his real estate interest by investing in apartments development in New York City, Miami, and Florida. The 66 years former Bear Stearns stockbroker made a fortune by obtaining bio technology companies in the early 2000s which made significant impacts on the lives of people.
According to NY Daily News, Arthur urges investors to stay informed. He also adds that investors can become intelligent by listening to their colleagues and observing the market. He also says that entrepreneurs should be flexible when it comes to developing investment strategies. Arthur adds that entrepreneurs must know that talent is the key to success. Mr. Becker says that his strategy involves identifying talent, persuading talented people to his vision or that of his business and then getting out of the way to make new things happen. Trends in bio technology in the field of cancer treatment fascinate Mr. Arthur. Arthur has been exposed well enough to different approaches even though he did not have medical training.
Arthur was born in 1950 in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from Bennington College with a major in ceramics and photography. Arthur Becker went to Amos Tuck School of Business. He continued his photographic work in the late 1990’s with a purpose to create graphic images with texture and introducing visual artifacts. Mr. Becker’s formally showcased his work at Morgan Walker Fine Art and the Hal Katzen in New York.
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