Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry

President and CEO

 

As the CEO of GroGuru, Mr. Henry drives the overall strategy and operational execution for an exciting AgTech company that will change the way that we grow crops by using an innovative IoT system for precision irrigation and soil monitoring and management.

Mr. Henry is a senior executive and serial entrepreneur that has run four different startup companies with multiple exits. His articles about various aspect of entrepreneurship and building businesses can be found in Inc. Magazine, FastCompany, Tech.Co, Entrepreneur, The Huffington Post, and other publications. He has been featured on CNBC, Bloomberg Television, and in Forbes.

As CEO of Entropic, he took the company from pre-revenue and pre-product through a successful IPO and a billion-dollar valuation. Entropic, along with its industry partners, developed an industry leading communications standard called MoCA, which became the de facto standard for streaming video inside the home for applications like multi-room DVR. He has personally raised over $200 million in equity financing for his companies, and been directly involved in over $2 billion of M&A transactions.

Previously, Mr. Henry had CEO or senior roles at QuestFusion, Pictos Technologies, LinCom Wireless, LSI Logic, C-Cube Microsystems. Earlier in his career, he worked for AMD and Dow-Corning Corp.

Mr. Henry was the winner of 2008 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Technology, San Diego Daily Transcript 2008 Top Influentials in the Technology Industry, and 2011 San Diego Business Journal Most Admired CEO. He volunteers as a mentor to entrepreneurs at EvoNexus and the Chairman’s Roundtable.

Mr. Henry has a BESM with high honors from Georgia Tech, and a MBA from the University of Southern California.

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