Henri' Thompson is a community leader, educator, entrepreneur, policy advisor, political commentator, and speaker. One of the leading voices of his generation, Dr. Thompson is a highly regarded speaker for business leaders, community groups, educational institutions, government, and youth programs.
As an academic, his current research explores diversity, equity, and inclusion with a variety of questions at the intersection of business, education, public policy, and technology.
A strategic partner on organizational leadership, Dr. Thompson combines his knowledge of people, policy, and process to provide strategic advice to various clients including Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit organizations, and educational institutions.
Dr. Thompson earned a master's degree from Johns Hopkins University and a doctorate from Virginia State University. He was inspired to attend Virginia State University by Reginald F. Lewis who graduated from Virginia State in 1965 and was the first African American to build a billion-dollar business. Reginald F. Lewis was born on December 7th and was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity -- in which Dr. Thompson shares both membership in Kappa and a birthday -- with Mr. Lewis.