Henry Ward is the CEO and co-founder of Carta, a software platform for founders, investors, and employees to manage equity and ownership. Since its inception in 2012, Carta has managed hundreds of billions of dollars in equity at more than ten thousand companies, helping companies like Robinhood, Tilray, and Union Square Ventures manage their cap tables, valuations, portfolio investments, and equity plans.
Prior to Carta, Henry was founder and CEO of Secondsight, a portfolio optimization platform for retail investors. He also held leadership positions at software companies including Reddwerks Inc. and BetweenMarkets. Henry graduated from University of Michigan with a BGS in Mathematics and Computer Science and holds a MSC in Market Finance from EDHEC Business School.