Mr. Beckman joined Wicab, Inc. in January 2004 as President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors. He was recruited by the company founder Paul Bach-y-Rita after Dr. Bach-Rita was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. Under Mr. Beckman’s leadership, the company raised more than $12 million in investor capital, primarily from Wisconsin based Angel investors. In addition Wicab has received grants and research funding from Google, the US Army, and DARPA. Prior to joining Wicab, Mr. Beckman had served as a Director and VP of Finance for Bone Care International, from 2001 to 2003 and Vice President Finance and COO of Lunar Corporation from 1986 to 2000. He is a graduate of Lewis University in Lockport, IL.