Entrepreneur in Residence

Current Entrepreneur in Residence at NextCorps

Max Henry

Entrepreneur in Residence

Max Henry, an executive entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience leading Silicon Valley Internet, consumer, and business-to-business technology companies, has joined NextCorps as an entrepreneur-in-residence.

He augments NextCorps existing team of EIRs, who provide business and commercialization support and mentoring to NextCorps clients in residence and to affiliate clients out in the community. Typically, EIRs meet with startups on a regular basis and help them chart milestones and achieve strategic and operational goals and objectives toward commercialization.

Henry is currently the founder and president of Humming Bird Leadership, a leadership development firm that helps people, teams, and organizations win. His former experience includes serving as president and CEO of multiple companies including Topica (internet marketing), PrivateExpress (digital courier delivery company), Fabrik Communications (business messaging company, sold to Critical Path), and JSB Corporation (global software company, sold as SurfControl to Websense).

In other roles, he served as vice president and general manager of Information Access Company (sold to Thomson), executive vice president and general manager of U.S. Telestar, and vice president and general manager of NeXT Computer (sold to Apple), where he was a direct report to Steve Jobs and was part of the executive policy team. Henry has served on numerous boards of directors and advisory boards and is currently board chairman at InfoStreet, an Inc 500 SaaS company.

Henry holds an MBA degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of Oregon and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Hobart College.