Fenorris Pearson Joins H360 Capital as Partner

Apr 4, 2011   //   by admin   //   News & Updates  //  No Comments

The former VP of Dell, Motorola, and current Executive Chairman of Global Consumer Innovation Brings Consumer and Product Expertise to H360’s Technology Entrepreneurs

Charlotte, N.C. – April 4, 2011 – H360 Capital today announced that Fenorris Pearson will join the firm as Partner effective immediately. Pearson will provide his unique insight and expertise to entrepreneurs in consumer and social media.

“Fenorris epitomizes the high-caliber success we want our entrepreneurs to embrace and implement into their end-goal strategies,” said H360 Managing Partner Hezekiah Griggs III. “His success in corporate, and his ongoing efforts to improve the quality of investments for investors, appropriately defines him as a ‘consummate executive.’ His addition as a Partner, positions H360 to a cumulative level of ‘standard and quality’ that we hope to transfer to our firm’s investment strategy and portfolio companies.”

In 2010, after a successful career at some of the largest companies in the world, Pearson founded Global Consumer Innovation, Inc. Recently under Fenorris’ leadership; GCI won the Business of the Year award from the office of Texas Governor, Rick Perry.

Prior to taking the leadership role at Global Consumer Innovation, Fenorris served as Vice President of Consumer Innovation at Dell, Inc. There, he was responsible for more than 300 employees across 4 continents. While at Dell, Fenorris helped lead the strategy around several new concepts with revenue potential ranging from $300-$500 Million. One of these concepts recently hit the market and received warm reception and critical praise in the summer of 2010.

Before joining Dell, Pearson served as Vice President of Global Organizational Development at Motorola. While at Motorola, he collaborated with the President and Executive Vice President to lead the reorganization of a 27 billion dollar business. Fenorris defined and delivered Motorola’s first High-Performance Framework, designed to build sustainable performance and organizational capability.

“Im excited about my future involvement in H360 Capital,” said Pearson. “Ive known Mr. Griggs for some time, and I think what we are putting together at H360 Capital will have a defining impact on not just the VC space, but also the way new companies interact with communities across the country. I look forward to engaging with entrepreneurs, and helping to shape the landscape of technology investments in the world.”

Mr. Pearson has a Master’s degree in Organizational Development from Benedictine University. An avid philanthropist, Fenorris currently serves on three boards: The Alonzo Mourning Charities in Miami FL with NBA great, Alonzo Mourning, Austin Black Chamber of Commerce, and Imagine Schools of Central Texas in Austin TX.

Fenorris’ first book, “How to Play the Game at the Top” has reached #2 on the Amazon.com Best Seller List in the Business Motivation category.

About H360 Capital

H360 Capital is an angel venture capital firm based in Charlotte, NC. The firm invests in early-stage start-ups with market-disrupting ideas. Innovation is considered key to H360’s investments, as they are typically new ideas that either change a market, or creates one.

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