Henry Ancona serves as board member/chair, executive advisor, and investor.
Henry has served on the Board of Directors of both private and public technology companies, helping several to successful M&A transactions. He currently serves as Board Chairman at Medisafe, and Board member at BlueConic and at Verne Global. Past private boards include Signiant, Qumas (acquired), EZPrints (acquired), Active Endpoints (acquired), and Sentillion (acquired). Past publicly traded boards include Pegasystems, Computervision (acquired), and OneSource Information Services (acquired).
As Executive Advisor, Henry teams with CEOs and Boards on a broad range of issues to achieve growth and profitability. His clients include companies in health care, B-to-B software, software-enabled B-to-C businesses, and other businesses.
Henry brings strategic, operational and leadership development experience to his advisory and board service. He was President of Pegasystems (Nasdaq: Pega), a rules-based business process management software company, and Chairman and CEO of Evidian, a security software company which he founded. Earlier, Henry held senior management positions both in Europe and North America at Digital Equipment (HP).
Henry is an active investor with a portfolio in sectors including software-enabled businesses, software, and applications. He is a venture partner and past Board member at Converge Venture Partners, an early stage venture investment group.
Henry holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, and BS and MS degrees from MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.