An attorney, former chief economist for McKinsey & Co., and vice president for strategy for IBM/Lotus, James S. Henry is also an investigative journalist who has written for many publications, including the New Republic, New York Times, Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, and many other magazines and newspapers. One of the original “Nader Raiders,” he is founder and managing director of the Sag Harbor Group (www.sagharbor.com), a strategy consulting firm with a special focus on technology strategy and business development.
He has managed projects on a wide variety of competitive strategy issues for many global companies, including AT&T, GE, GM, IBM/ Lotus, Merrill Lynch, and the Samsung Group. He also serves as an advisor and board member of Peoplink.org, a nonprofit that focuses on bringing the benefits of e-commerce to developing countries, and an advisor to Ashoka, a “reverse Peace Corps” that sponsors more than 1500 fellows working on social and environmental issues in 30 developing countries.
He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, a member of the New York Bar, and received a master’s degree in economics from the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.