Henry V. Bao

Community Architect- Growth and Product Strategist in New York

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Henry is the Founder and Managing Director at 10 NEXUS Labs, a boutique Community Architecture and Growth Marketing firm.

Henry previously led ambassador marketing efforts at Tesla, which grew to over 150,000 ambassadors in less than two years and was recruited by Jon Carson, former National Field Director for President Obama & a Chief of Staff at the White House.

Prior to Tesla, Henry built communities for Nextdoor, the world's largest social network for neighborhoods with 250,000 neighborhoods around the world.

Henry works with organizations and startups to design community, product & growth strategy, purposeful gatherings (online and off-line) to drive innovation, growth, and spark more meaningful connections.

He is a mentor & former curriculum lead at Thinkful, an innovative online school recently acquired by Chegg for $80 million.

Henry advises startups at Techstars and the Oxford Foundry. He earned his BA at Amherst College, and was a 2012 Dean’s Scholar at Oxford University.

  • Work
    • Thinkful
  • Education
    • Oxford University
    • Amherst College
    • Sciences Po Paris