Global Innovator, and President and CEO of 92nd Street Y
As President and CEO of 92nd Street Y, Henry creates programs and movements that foster learning, civic responsibility, culture and innovation, both in New York City and around the world. Under his leadership, the 144 year-old institution was named to Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies” list. He is the founder of #GivingTuesday, a global philanthropic movement that engages people in close to 100 countries and has generated hundreds of millions of dollars for good causes. Henry’s work
has been profiled in publications like the Harvard Business Review, and his most recent thinking with Jeremy Heimans on “new power” was featured as the Big Idea in HBR and by CNN as one of the ten top ideas to change the world in 2015. Henry is a Visiting Fellow at Stanford PACS Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Network of Global Agenda Councils. In addition to being listed on The Nonprofit Times Power & Influence Top 50 for the past
three years, Henry was named the Nonprofit Times Influencer of the Year in 2014. Henry was also honored as one of Crain’s New York Business 40 under 40 and City & State’s 50 Most Influential People in Manhattan.