We are excited to share that Fred Becker joins Luminous Ventures as an Executive-in-Residence.

Most recently, Fred was the Senior Director, Finance & Corporate Development for Symphony-Secure Communications and helped the company scale from about 30 employees to almost 300.

Previously, he was a partner at GGM Venture Capital. He was formerly SVP Corporate Development at Lumata (acquired by Evolving Systems), Director Corporate Development at Skype (acquired by Microsoft) and Business Development Director at CMPi/UBM (acquired by Informa).

He is an investor, adviser and board member to several startups/early stage companies in the UK and in the US.

Fred will be partnering with Luminous’s portfolio companies to help them scale and address operational and other commercial issues.