About the Author

Barry BeckerBarry L. Becker retired in 2013. He formerly was a marketing consultant to the biometrics security industry and consumer sector. He has served as both the vice-president of marketing for Eyedentify from 1984-1986 and transitioned to vice-president of international sales for Eyedentify, from 1986-1991. The company specialized in eye retinal technology for positive identification. He traveled over 500,000 miles during the period from 1985-1990.

He has been engaged in all aspects of marketing and sales for over thirty-five years. In 1987, his article entitled “Eyedentify counters security threat,” appeared in the Journal of Defense & Diplomacy, Volume 5, Number 8.

The Author in Geneva, Switzerland in April, 2014, doing research.

The Author in Geneva, Switzerland in April, 2014, doing research.

Barry earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Communications Arts and Marketing from San Francisco State University. He has completed Executive programs at both Columbia Graduate School of Business and Stanford Business School. The Ericksen Connection is his first published novel. He is currently working on his second book, a Mark Ericksen series novel. He and his wife reside in the Greater Portland, Oregon area.


Journal of Defense & Diplomacy article by Barry Becker: “Eyedentify Counters Security Threat”


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Book signing event at Jupiter’s Books in Cannon Beach, Oregon on April 10, 2016.