Author: Reggie Henry

Chief Information and Engagement Officer at ASAE & the Center for Association Leadership

Reggie Henry joined ASAE in November of 1994.  His responsibilities are to implement “exemplary” systems at ASAE that can serve as a model to the rest of the association community and to “ratchet-up” the use and understanding of technology among ASAE members.  He has been working with and/or for non-profit organizations since 1985.

Mr. Henry speaks regularly on technology and strategy issues.  Some of his most recent speaking engagements include the 2017 Abila User’s Conference, 2017 Association Executives of North Carolina Spring Conference, 2017 AMC Regional Meeting, 2016 ASAE Technology Conference, 2016 CESSE Winter CEO Meeting, the 2014 Union of International Associations Roundtable in Dublin, Ireland. In 2009 he was invited by the Secretary of Smithsonian to participate in Smithsonian 2.0, a Gathering to Re-Imagine the Smithsonian in the Digital Age.  Reggie was recently named one of the top 40 CIOs in DC-MD-VA area.

Mr. Henry holds a B.S. in Economics and Computer Science from Georgetown University. Mr. Henry serves on the Curriculum Committee and faculty of the Institute for Organization Management (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) and the Board of Directors of Educause, a nonprofit association and the foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education. He enjoys cooking, drawing, pottery and golf.



A while ago, while keynoting a conference on using data and new technology, and there was one particular person in the audience who was full of questions. This person was asking about the Return on Investment (ROI) on this, that, and the other. At a certain point, I got off the stage, walked up to this […]


Creating a Knowledge Community: Where Technology Meets Need

I believe that technologists too often focus on technology. Key organizational problems are no longer technology specific, and technology issues themselves are not the target of our broader problem-solving efforts (or at least they shouldn’t be). Instead, technology is implicated on a broader, more strategic level, across the entire structure of the organization. This means that […]


How To Keep Things Personal (Using AI!)

During the filming of the SURGE 2017 session on AI, I was asked to look at the next 12-18 months in the association space, and to consider which application of AI I would most focus on during this time. Below is an unpacking of my original answer, which points to a way in which AI can help […]