Ashley Becker leads 400+ Innovation Strategy Sessions in New York and across the Americas where she works closely with top leadership of Fortune 500 companies in evaluating their business potential, and developing strategies across all business sectors to achieve short- and long-term goals. Her main focus in this position is to confront business challenges aggressively, and motivate key stakeholders and leadership to collaborate in implementing initiatives that benefit the company as a whole.
She also spearheads launching new wavespace centers across New York, Washington DC, Mexico City, Seattle, San Francisco, Ohio, and Boston, and oversaw the training and facilitation necessary to bring the centers operational. Ashley leads regular sessions with executive leadership in developing strategies that combine business best practices with cutting edge technology to drive business growth and productivity.
Ashley is highly effective at building and maintaining strong client relationships by achieving innovative business solutions by incorporating
Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Cyber, Data Analytics, Cloud, and/or Virtual Reality capabilities. She works with leaders to catapult their businesses in various industries including banking, insurance, wealth management, private equity, real estate, tax, audit, manufacturing, utilities, consumer, media and entertainment, and pharmaceuticals. She has 16+ years of experience in leading complex programs valued from $2M- $1B by delivering results in fast-paced high-profile environments.
Ashley is the Chair of the Women in the AFCEA International, President of the NY AFCEA Founders Chapter, Member of the AFCEA International Board, Member of the AFCEA International Governance Committee, and Member of the AFCEA International Nominating Committee. Additionally, she is the Co-Chair of the NY MAVPAC chapter.
Ashley’s awards and honors include the General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year Award (2017), Emerging Leadership AFCEA Award, (2017), Distinguished Young AFCEAN (DYA) International Award (2013), Absolute Personal Best recipient from Booz Allen Hamilton, Medal of Honor Convention Award from the Medal of Honor Society recognizing excellent event management skills achieved and demonstrated by the Medal of Honor Boston Convention (2007).
She received her MBA from Johns Hopkins University, Carey Business School, and received her BA, Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis.