Henry Doss

Partner

Henry serves as Managing Partner for Rainforest Strategies, LLP. In that role, he supports clients in strategic thinking, planning and execution. Clients engage Henry to support a deeper understanding of their culture and their approach to innovation. He is co-author of The Rainforest Scorecard: A Practical Guide for Growing Innovation and writes on innovation topics in various business publications, including Forbes.

Over his thirty plus years of working in banking, venture capital and consulting, Henry has led transformational work across many different fields: sales technologies, re-engineering, data mining; research technologies and practices; business restructuring; and start-ups. His primary experience is in financial services and venture capital, primarily with top-tier banking institutions. Henry has extensive experience in disciplines related to sales leadership, with deeper experience in sales force automation, data mining, modeling and customer insight.

In addition to his business experience, Henry is a passionately committed contributor to his community, serving in volunteer leadership positions with organizations including the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, (Executive-in-Residence for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a member of the Dean's Advisory Council, and Past President of the Alumni Board of Governors). Henry has also been a volunteer leader with Habitat for Humanity; Hospice; Olivet College (Trustee); The Charlotte, NC, Chamber of Commerce; The United Negro College Fund; Project Head Start; The National Committee for the New River (Board Chair); AdvantageWest (Board Member, The Western North Carolina Regional Economic Development Commission).

Outside of his business and volunteer work, Henry devotes time to his interest in Medieval history and literature. He is currently doing graduate studies in English, History and Philosophy at UNCC. Henry is also a musician. He is a signed recording artist with a Nashville-based Sony subsidiary, and he has had two Top 40 songs on Adult Contemporary Top 40 in the United States.  He will release a new single and a new album in 2017.