Henry joins Joyent from Dell (Force10 Networks), where he served as President and CEO prior to its acquisition by Dell. Force10’s focus was on high performance networking equipment for data centers and had built a foundation of 1500 customers in over 90 countries. Under Henry’s leadership, the company experienced ten-fold growth to $200M in annual revenues through a combination of organic growth and strategic M&A. Force10 successfully won key network deployments with 8 of the top 10 web and cloud based service providers through its focus on leading edge technology and best in class customer support.
Prior to Force10, Henry served as senior vice president of the Voice Networks & Applications Software and Solutions businesses for Alcatel. In this role he had global product line responsibility with multiple R&D and support teams worldwide with total staff over 1000 and annual revenues in excess of $700M.
In Henry’s more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry, he has played key roles in startup companies such as Mostek and InteCom, as well as larger players such as DSC Communications and then Alcatel. Always with a focus on innovation, Henry has successfully led teams to introduce new products for the global technology industry including Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs), softswitches and media gateways, Signal Transfer Points (STPs), Home Location Registers (HLRs), ultra high performance switch routing solutions, and other communications software and access infrastructure products. His academic training includes a Master’s of Science degree in Industrial Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.