Arthur Becker, a New York investor and entrepreneur acquires three adjacent townhouses, reported by The Real Deal, in August 2016. The acquisition resulted from a trade for condominium property he owns through his real estate company, Atlantic Investors. After Mr. Becker earned hundreds of millions of dollars in the technology industry starting tech companies and making investments, he explored real estate. He has invested approximately $500 million to purchase NY real estate and continues to explore investing opportunities.
Before entering the real estate industry, Arthur Becker served as Senior Advisor at Vera Wang Fashion Company. He joined NaviSite, a provider of application management services and technology products, in 2002, and sold his interest to Time Warner, in 2011. He served as the chief executive officer for nine years at the company. The latest technology investment venture of Arthur Becker is Zinio, LLC, a New York-based digital magazine distributor and producer. He resigned as CEO and President of the company, and presently, serves as the Chairman of the Board.
To replace Mr. Becker, the Board elected Kelly Conlin, in 2015 when Zinio launched the SaaS platform. He has assumed the executive roles and is responsible for leveraging a technology acquisition from Audience media, and its growth. Zinio has offices in New York, San Francisco, Ho Chi Minh City, London, and Barcelona providing services to magazine publishers and consumers. Users, such as magazine publishers demand the platform to create content applications in their native languages and of any brand. The way SaaS works is by conversion of PDF to XML, which allows content to be delivered in customized applications for most electronics, including smartphones, tablets, and computers (laptop and desktop).
Arthur Becker has established a reputation in the New York region as one of top investors in the real estate and technology industries. His technology investments comprise of Zinio LLC, NaviSite, and Madison Technology Group LLC, an IT consulting and management company in Denver, Colorado. He has been at Madison Technology for nearly 16 years now and remains active with the company, Zinio, and Atlantic Investors.