An entrepreneurial leader driven by value creation, Dr. Becker specializes in product commercialization and new market initiatives and raising the funds to do so. Currently, Dr. Becker is CEO and Founder of 02139 Inc. 02139 Inc. is an exciting consulting company that she started in 2013 focused on providing executive consulting services and investment advice to both public and private companies with a heavy focus on accelerating growth, maximizing value and the creation of jobs in a variety of industries and translating innovations into tangible commercial success.
Prior to that, Dr. Becker was CEO and Founder of Cambridge NanoTech Inc. that she started back in 2003 straight from her Ph.D thesis at Harvard University. Under her leadership the company was instantly profitable and had operated at a profit every year since then and had been one of the fastest growing private companies for numerous years in the US from 2008-2012 until it was sold.
In December 2012, Cambridge NanoTech was sold to Ultratech Inc a public semiconductor company. Dr. Becker continued to help further this transition of the company’s technical, sales and operational functions in 2013.
Dr. Becker also mentors through a variety of entities and her network to further the entrepreneurial ecosystem that she lives in and to help especially technology and life sciences companies grow and create jobs. She also helps non-profits with their development work and fundraising.
Besides being a seasoned executive, Dr. Becker holds a Hon B.Sc in Chemistry from the University of Toronto and completed her Master’s and Ph.D in Chemistry at Harvard University.
Dr. Becker is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and has won numerous awards including the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in Energy and Materials.
In her spare time Dr. Becker loves to spend time with her friends and family. She loves to travel and to continue to learn. She loves to snowboard and like most chemist is a foodie.