Henry Ritter

Henry Ritter is pursuing a joint MBA/MEM degree at Yale University’s School of Management and School of Environment and has been selected as a Dean’s Scholar. He is interested in becoming an entrepreneur who will use business to mitigate climate change, bringing emerging technology from university laboratories to market. 

Henry graduated from Brown University (Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude) with a degree in Economics. He also completed significant coursework in French, including study abroad at the Sorbonne. While at Brown, Henry co-led The Brown Daily Herald, led Brown’s consulting group, and was a 7x intramural champion. 

Henry began his career working at The New York Times on their Strategy team, helping with their transition to a digital subscription business. He then went on to work in Google’s Ads business, doing a mixture of marketing and operations. and then transitioned to X (Google’s start-up incubator) working on a grid decarbonization project. He currently advises a climate-focused materials start-up. 

Henry grew up in Cambridge, MA and absolutely loves getting outdoors to hike. He enjoys satirical writing, watching stand-up comedy and keeping up his French.