Gil Becker is an Israeli-American businessman and entrepreneur. He is the CEO of the video tech company AnyClip. Mr. Becker is a solid example of entrepreneurs who are trying to get their new companies off the ground. After looking into his personal and career history we learned some interesting facts about him that helped to contribute to his success in business. Here are 10 things you didn't know about Gil Becker that might inspire you to find your rhythm in the professional business world.
1. Gil is also the owner of AnyClip
According to Crunchbase, Mr. Becker is not only the executive leader in charge of AnyClip, he is also a co-founder and president of the business. He is responsible for its leadership team and for guiding the group forward from one success to another. He stands at the helm of the headquarters of AnyClip which started in Tel Aviv, Israel, and is now located in New York, USA.
2. He has a solid track record in executive leadership
Before Gil Becker launched the very successful AnyClip, he occupied the position of Chief Operations Officer of a company called myThings. At that post, he was responsible for the operational leadership of the business as well as for creative execution, delivery, performance, data strategy, and product development. It was a highly responsible position that helped prepare him for his current job.
3. Becker was an executive at Market.com
Before joining the team at myThings, Mr. Becker served as the Chief Operations Officer at Market.com. He performed the same functions of COO for the company that provided e-commerce, payments, and marketing in a global service corporation platform. He was in charge of a variety do development and operational companies from the business.
4. He was an executive at Safecharge
Mr. Becker led the group at Safecharge as its Chief Operational Officer. Safecharge is a worldwide leader in its niche of the industry. He also worked as an executive vice president of marketing and project management for a publicly-traded company called Metalink. The company specializes in providing home network solutions with wireless and wireline products and services.
5. He was educated in Israel
According to LinkedIn, Gil Becker began his academic endeavors at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He studied Communication systems Engineering. He earned his BsC degree from the institution. Next, he enrolled in a finance program at the Bar-Ilan University where he earned his MBA. He then went on to earn a Masters of Business Administration from Technion Israel Institute of Technology. Gil Becker is a highly educated leader who built a solid foundation of knowledge in his chosen career field.
6. He is a member of an elite group
Mr. Becker is a highly respected leader in his niche of the communications industry. His views and opinions are desired by those who also lead in high positions. In 2020 he volunteered to serve on the Forbes Communications Council. He is still with the organization in a volunteer capacity. The Council only allows volunteers to join its group by invitation only. It is only open to senior-level communications executives and those in the sectors of public relations. The council provides a stage for them to become a part of private collaborations, forums, and discussions to share their views. Mr. Becker is an esteemed colleague and his insights into the communications business are considered to be of great value to other executives. He has earned a degree of respect for his solid performance and track record for achieving success.
7. He started as an engineer
Becker didn't start his professional career in a high-level executive position. He began in 1998 as a real-time SW engineer for a company called Tdsoft. He worked with the design and implementation of an embedded call agent for call process signaling. His duties were highly technical. He left the company in 2001. There was a gap of one year in between this job and the date that he accepted an executive position with Metalink. We assume that Mr. Becker was pursuing an academic degree during that gap year.
8. He started as a director at Metalink
Gil Becker also worked his way up the career ladder at his job with Metalink. He began his career with the firm as an R&D Projects manager from 2002 through 2006. He was promoted to the job of director of product marketing and project management from 2007 to 2008. He was once again promoted but this time within just one year of his last promotion. He became the executive vice president of product marketing and project management from January 2008 through June 2009.
9. He is also an author
In his volunteer work for Forbes.com, Mr. Becker has written several in-depth posts. He is an expert in communications with an emphasis on video enhancement, content location, and artificial intelligence. He is an expert on multiple subjects within the communications and video industry and he stays on top of current trends, even researching technologies through his own company. He has written several articles that provide in-depth information about the topics he discusses. He freely shares this information with others to encourage them to contemplate new ideas, develop new theories, and test them out.
10. He teaches others how to succeed
Mr. Becker's writing focuses on key aspects of the communications industry and considerations to be made for achieving lasting success. We couldn't help but notice that he is an exceptional teacher at heart. His work is both enlightening and encouraging. He discusses the critical pieces that are often overlooked and supply his readers with a plethora of how-to topics that go into details about how to get things done within the communications industry. Gil Becker is a solid role model for entrepreneurs who are looking for a few pointers about how to achieve success in their own companies. He sets a strong example of how to go about leading your company into new heights of success.
Written by Allen Lee
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