“That’s the way it’s always been done.”
“I believe those seven words are the most detrimental to a company’s success. I believed this back when I started the company (as DiscoverOrg) in my law school apartment in 2007 by putting $25,000 on my credit card.
“And I believe it now more than ever. 15 years later, from dorm-room startup to a Nasdaq-listed company, ZoomInfo employs 2,700 people, with seven offices across the globe.
“Each and every employee is focused on helping our 200,000-plus users across 25,000 customers use our platform to go to market in unique and innovative ways.
“I’ve learned, time and again, that to push forward beyond what is possible, we must constantly challenge ourselves to define new possibles. It’s a commitment that eventually led to the largest software IPO over the past decade,” says Henry.
More About Henry
Henry is a cum laude graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) with a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.S. in Hospitality Management. He served as student body president at UNLV.
He holds a J.D., cum laude, from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and studied comparative law at Oxford. He is a licensed attorney in the states of Nevada and Washington.
He played water polo in high school, college, and law school.
Henry bootstrapped the growing company for the first 7 years until he brought on TA Associates as the company’s first institutional investor in 2014, followed by The Carlyle Group in 2018.
He was named to Fortune’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 list.
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