Henry Kaestner is the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Bandwidth.com, a telecommunications company serving more than 6,000 business customers in the U.S., including Google, Pinger and Skype. The company was the fourth fastest growing privately held company in the country during the 5 years of 2003 through 2007 according to INC Magazine’s INC 500. The company’s values are faith, family, work and fitness (in that order).
Henry’s past professional life included positions at Arthur Andersen, Merrill Lynch and several boutique institutional firms focused on energy trading based in New York City. In early 2008, Henry transitioned from CEO to Chairman to focus on what he believes was a calling to honor God in ministry and international development.
Together with his business partner, David Morken, he has founded several organizations that help Christ followers discover the joy of giving through exploring the questions of why, how, and where. Examples of their work are Sovereign’s Wealth Fund, DurhamCares.org, MinistrySpotlight.org,and ChristianTechnologyInitiative.org.
Henry is an elder in the Presbyterian Church of America (PCA), and he and his wife live in Durham, NC with their 3 young sons.