Alyssa H. Henry

Square Chief Executive Officer, Block Inc.  

Alyssa H. Henry joined Intel Corporation’s board of directors in January 2020. Henry is an independent director. 

She has served as chief executive officer of Square, a technology company that helps sellers more easily run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce, staff, customer and banking solutions, for Block Inc. (formerly Square Inc.), a provider of software, hardware and financial services for small businesses and individuals, since February 2023. She also served as Square Lead and Block Infrastructure and Information Security Lead from December 2021 to February 2023, where she led Square, inclusive of product development and go-to-market, and Block’s technical infrastructure and information security. Henry was also Seller Lead for Square from 2014 to December 2021. She oversaw global engineering, product management, design, sales, marketing, partnerships and support for Square’s seller-facing software and financial services products.

Prior to Square, Henry served in a variety of leadership positions with Inc. from 2006 to 2014, including as vice president of Amazon Web Services Storage Services, where she led services including Amazon S3, Amazon EBS and Amazon Lambda; and as Amazon’s director of Software Development for Ordering, with responsibility for Amazon’s ordering workflow software and databases. Before Amazon, Henry spent 12 years at Microsoft Corp., working on databases and data access technologies in various engineering, program management and product unit management roles.

Henry started her career as a developer in the financial services industry. She has served as a member of the board of directors of Confluent Inc., a data infrastructure software company, since May 2021. She previously served on the board of Unity Software Inc., a video game software development company.