Advisory Board Member Profile
Senior Director, Enterprise Infrastructure
Areas of Expertise
Your Customers, Their Journey, Accelerate & Improve Decisions with Data
Henry Jenkins is currently serving as Senior Director, Enterprise Infrastructure for the University of California, Irvine. UCI was recently ranked 9th in the nation for public universities. In this role, Henry is responsible for aligning the Enterprise Infrastructure division of the campus Office of Information Technology with the teaching & learning, research and public service missions of the university.
Prior to this role, Henry served in healthcare for eight years. Two of those years were as Director, Technical Services for Allscripts Managed Services and six years as Director of Information Services for Huntington Memorial Hospital. During his time there, IT matured its processes, migrated key enterprise applications into the cloud, implemented mobility initiatives, modernized its information security and developed a data and analytics service offering.
Before assuming his current position, he was Chief Information Officer for First Foundation Inc., a privately-held financial firm focused on providing integrated wealth management. Henry was recruited to join First Foundation in 2008 to transform its technology strategy, capabilities and resources. He did this by leveraging previous experience as Chief Technology Officer for First American Trust, a division of The First American Corporation (NYSE:FAF). During his tenure there, he shaped the information technology department as a business partner that delivers tangible value: multi-million dollar revenue-generating web applications, rapid application development with short delivery cycles, and a reduction in operating expenses through consolidation, virtualization and offshoring.
Henry holds an MBA from University of California Irvine - The Paul Merage School of Business, a Masters in Management Science from California State University Fullerton and a Bachelors in Computer Science from Biola University.