Becker is currently the Founder and CEO at Bosware Corp., a company focused on providing software and services to help startup Boards of Directors operate at full potential.
Previously, Becker served as Managing Director at Chartline Capital Partners, where he led investment analysis, pricing, and corporate governance oversight. He also conceived and coded the firm's software-driven origination platform, which continues to generate >90% of Chartline's qualified opportunities. He served in multiple board roles, including lead director roles at RF CODE and Vidsys.
Prior to joining Chartline, Becker worked at Booz & Company where he was seconded to a private equity fund led by a former senior partner from Goldman Sachs and focused on global growth opportunities. Becker managed teams for origination, due-diligence, valuation and financial modeling, and presentations to the Investment Committee. His work covered energy, mining, infrastructure, media, and business services across North American, Brazil, and Asia.
Becker was also a management consultant with Booz & Company in the Energy, Chemicals, & Utilities practice. While there he served Fortune 500 executives in cost-cutting, marketing strategy, and operational improvements. Becker came to Booz through the acquisition of his prior firm, Katzenbach Partners, in 2009. He began his career as an apprentice at a New York litigation firm where he had the opportunity to write an appellate brief and sit "second chair" at a federal jury trial (representing a venture firm in breach of fiduciary duty case), which inspired his life-long commitment to helping companies successfully navigate through challenging periods in their lives.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Becker holds a B.A. in Political Science (American Government) from Columbia University and is an alumnus of Phillips Exeter Academy. He was previously a Carnegie New Leader and served on several nonprofit boards. He lives in New York City with his family.
Becker served his fellowship at Chartline Capital Partners under the mentorship of Phil Stern and Ben DuPont. He is a member of Class 21.