Founder and Podcast Host
Henry Kaestner is a Managing Principal in Sovereign's Capital, a private equity and venture capital management company that invests in faith driven entrepreneurs in SouthEast Asia and the US from it's offices in Silicon Valley, Washington DC and Jakarta, Indonesia. Prior to co-founding Sovereign's Capital, Henry was co-Founder and previous CEO, and then Chairman of Bandwidth.com (NASDAQ:BAND) and it’s sister company, Republic Wireless (which spun out of Bandwidth in 2016). Together the companies have grown from $0 to $300 million in revenue. The founding values of Bandwidth are: Faith, Family, Work and Fitness (in that order). Prior to co-founding Bandwidth.com with David Morken, Henry founded Chapel Hill Brokers (a predecessor to ICAP Energy), an institutional energy derivatives broker that became the top ranked electricity broker in the country.
Henry has also been involved in a number of ministry and philanthropic activities. He co-founded DurhamCares, was a founding Board Member of Praxis, an accelerator committed to helping faith driven entrepreneurs and sits on a variety of business and ministry boards including Valley Christian Schools where his 3 boys attend. Go Warriors!
Henry is a member of the broader Church in the Bay Area, attends Venture Christian Church in Los Gatos, CA and serves as an elder in the Presbyterian Church of America. Henry lives in Los Gatos with his wife Kimberley and their three sons.