Arthur Becker serves Madison Partners, LLC as the managing member. He has also served in other remarkable roles such as the chairman and chief executive officer of Zinio, LLC from 2012-2015. Zinio is the leading digital newsstand in the global market. Before his service at Zinio, Arthur Becker was the chief executive officer of NaviSite. NaviSite is a NASDAQ quoted organization that offers internet technology services, colocation to businesses and hosting in the United States and the United Kingdom from 2002 to 2010. They have their offices in India, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Arthur has also served the Vera Wang fashion company as the senior advisor for seven years. He has been a private investor in sectors such as technology as well as real estate since Time Warner acquired NaviSite.
Speaking in an interview with US Magazine, Arthur said that the idea of Madison Partners came after he chose to expand his interest in the real estate sector. This was after NaviSite was sold to Time Warner in 2011. To this end, he invested in condominium development in New York, Florida and Miami. He also said he became exposed to some early stage biotech companies, and that the evolving paradigms in the biotech, the combination of significant economic openings, and the ability to make a positive impact on people’s lives is what fascinated Arthur Becker.
Arthur describes himself as a man of great intrigue in various tech trends and specifically in the field of combating cancer. He says that he is exposed to some different approaches even though he lacks medical training. He acknowledges that as an entrepreneur, his greatest challenge was balancing passion, drive and critical thinking. The challenges facing startups is the mix of a clear vision, passion for engaging, unrelenting drive, proper leadership alongside the ability to critically judge how to adjust the vision, the strategy and at times the workforce.
He says in his ventures over the years, the successes and the failures are all valuable lessons for him. He says that his experienced has helped him to avoid similar failures going ahead. He has learned that the chemistry between management is always significant to the success of an operating business.