A proud product of Richmond Public Schools, Mr. Henderson holds a MS in Engineering and Management from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BS in Electrical Engineering (Magna Cum Laude) from Tufts University, Medford, MA. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.
He is a retired executive having completed a challenging career with Lucent Technologies as Managing Director for their United Arab Emirates and Gulf Coast Countries operations. In addition to his international experience, Mr. Henderson has provided leadership in sales, marketing, and manufacturing project management during his career with AT&T in the Bell System.
Since returning home, Mr. Henderson has worked extensively with NASA on public outreach and science education. He is currently serving as the program manager for NASA’s support of the Science on a Sphere visualization platform, and the Hubble Space Telescope traveling exhibits based at NASA Goddard in Maryland. He works with developers at NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), and with the NASA science community.
He served for three years as a School Board member for the Richmond Public Schools, and he continues to serve on the Math Science Innovation Center Foundation Board.