Josh Becker Chief Executive Officer - Lex Machina Josh Becker, 43, of Menlo Park, has been appointed to the California Workforce Development Board. Becker was a founding general partner at New Cycle Capital and has been chief executive officer at Lex Machina since 2011. He was founder and chief executive officer at L7L MP Corporation from 2005 to 2007 and director of corporate development at Agile Software from 2001 to 2005. Becker was a founding team member at Redpoint Ventures from 1999 to 2001 and an associate at Brentwood Venture Capital in 1999. He earned a Juris Doctorate degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Becker is a Democrat.